Results for France
- French Steel Firm Ascometal Goes Into Administration
French steel maker Ascometal went into administration on Friday, putting at risk up to 2,000 jobs in a fresh headache for the Socialist government as it tries to bring down unemployment from record levels, Reuters reported. Ascometal, whose roots lie in ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/09/2014 - 21:52 - 0 comments
- Air France-KLM Seeks Makeover After Brush With Bankruptcy
Air France-KLM Group, Europe’s largest airline, is getting a makeover ranging from high-end seats to bigger entertainment screens as Chief Executive Officer Alexandre de Juniac attempts a turnaround from near bankruptcy, Bloomberg News reported. De Junia ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/04/2014 - 23:05 - 0 comments
- France Unemployment Hits Record
French unemployment was at a record high in January, adding to the woes of François Hollande, the president, in the run-up to municipal elections next month, the Financial Times reported. The number of jobseekers increased 0.3 per cent compared with December and swelled the ranks of the unemployed in the ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/26/2014 - 22:14 - 0 comments
- Soft weapons for top-level negotiations
Marie-Christine Vabre opened the Paris 2013 Congress with an interesting story of “How to be successful in a tricky field”, with advice that can be applied to all industries Attachment Size _soft_weapons_for_top-level_nego ...
Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 03/06/2014 - 15:22 - 0 comments - 1 attachment
- France And Germany In Push For ‘Robin Hood’ Tax Deal
France and Germany have pledged to reach a deal on a European financial transaction tax by the end of May in a bid to give some impetus to efforts to find accord on the issue, the Financial Times reported. But the two governments have yet to bridge d ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/19/2014 - 21:45 - 0 comments
- Unions Reach Job-Saving Deal At French Courier Firm
Unions at France's second-biggest courier business have agreed a deal that saves 2,150 jobs but offers little solace to French President Francois Hollande's efforts to reduce unemployment, Reuters reported. Workers at Mory-Ducros had been locke ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/30/2014 - 22:19 - 0 comments
- Feighery Family And French-Owned Player Amongst Siac Construction Backers
Troubled building group Siac’s main shareholders, the Feighery family, will take control of the business with the backing of a French-owned construction-related business and a private investment company, it was confirmed yesterday, the Irish Times re ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/16/2014 - 23:26 - 0 comments
- French-Led Consortium Set To Take Over Building Group Siac
A consortium backed by French giant, Bouygues, looks poised to take over troubled building group, Siac, after the original preferred bidder for the company, businessman Brian Harvey, decided against going ahead with an offer, the Irish Times reported ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/15/2014 - 23:57 - 0 comments
- GlobalINSOLvency Editorial Board
SAUR (Société d’Aménagement Urbain et Rural), France’s third largest private water company, has successfully completed a restructuring of its €1.8 billion debt with a rare thing in that country – a lender-led debt-for- equity swap of an LBO. ...
Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 02/05/2014 - 16:05 - 0 comments - 1 attachment
- France’s Hollande Gets Court Approval for 75% Millionaire Tax
French President Francois Hollande received approval from the country’s constitutional court to proceed with his plan to tax salaries above 1 million euros at 75 percent for this year and next, Bloomberg News reported. Under Hollande’s proposal, companie ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/29/2013 - 22:28 - 0 comments