PARIS French water and waste management group Veolia , which is targeting smaller rival Suez in a bitter takeover battle, reported higher third-quarter profit on Thursday after a strong rebound in activity and cost savings.
PARIS French water and waste management group Veolia turned up the pressure on bid target Suez on Tuesday, saying it would take its offer direct to Suez shareholders if the board continued to reject its overtures.
PARIS Total trimmed its 2020 investment target on Friday after a sharp drop in third-quarter net profit, though the French oil and gas producer maintained its dividend.
PARIS, Oct 8 French plans to ring-fence EDF's
nuclear arm from the rest of the power giant have triggered
differences between Paris and Brussels over how it should be
structured, a source close to the discussions told Reuters.
PARIS French utility EDF expects that a reform of regulations covering its French nuclear fleet will pass quickly, within a few weeks or months, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.
(This Sept. 30 story corrects to read 'views' not 'vote' in paragraph 15)
PARIS French utility Veolia said on Tuesday it was open to discussions about the price it is offering to acquire Engie's stake in water and waste management group Suez .
PARIS/MADRID Engie's board of directors is set to meet on Thursday to discuss Veolia's bid for its 29.9% stake in Suez, with the clock ticking for the French waste and water management group to come up with a counter-plan, sources told Reuters.