Vivendi SA Chairman Jean-Rene Fourtou pledged a full strategy review to convince investors the telecommunications-to-media company can see through asset sales to refocus its business a year after first saying he’d do so.
Transnet SOC Ltd., South Africa’s state transport company, defended its monopoly of the country’s eight ports and said it would make no sense for private operators such as France’s Bollore SA to enter the market.
Bollore SA, an investment company controlled by French billionaire Vincent Bollore, is competing to expand its African unit to operate five more port terminals and is eyeing similar growth in Asia and Latin America.
Havas SA Chief Executive Officer David Jones said the French advertising company plans to remain independent with Chairman Vincent Bollore’s backing, amid an “obsession” by some competitors to make large acquisitions.
Bollore SA, an investment company controlled by French billionaire Vincent Bollore, said the city of Paris is contractually responsible for any costs to change the name of the Autolib’ car-sharing program it runs.
Bollore SA, an investment company controlled by French billionaire Vincent Bollore, lost a court challenge to a 21 million-euro ($26.2 million) European Union antitrust fine for fixing the prices on some paper products.