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French billionaire Arnault builds up Lagardere holding

24 Sep 2020

PARIS France's richest man Bernard Arnault ratcheted up a tug-of-war over Paris Match publisher Lagardere on Thursday, revealing he had built up a direct stake in the firm, which is under siege from several other investors.

Qatar fund emboldens calls for governance change at Lagardere

23 Sep 2020

PARIS Qatar's sovereign wealth fund stepped into the market battle over struggling Lagardere on Wednesday by calling for fair representation for all large shareholders in the French media and publishing group.

LVMH, Tiffany wrangle over court dates after acquisition turns sour

17 Sep 2020

PARIS LVMH tried on Thursday to block an attempt by Tiffany to fast-track legal proceedings in the United States to force the French luxury group to honour an acquisition deal agreed last year.

Life without LVMH? How Tiffany might fare without the luxury giant

11 Sep 2020

NEW YORK/MILAN/PARIS LVMH , the world's biggest luxury group, has called off its $16-billion(12.51 billion pounds) engagement to Tiffany . Wall Street however seems to think the U.S. jeweler will fare just fine by itself.

LVMH to counter sue Tiffany in fight over troubled takeover

10 Sep 2020

PARIS Luxury goods group LVMH said on Thursday it would counter-sue Tiffany, accusing it of mismanagement through the coronavirus crisis after the U.S. jeweller accused the French group of trying to bow out of a $16 billion acquisition deal. | Video

Tiffany sues LVMH for reneging on $16 billion deal as France steps in

09 Sep 2020

PARIS/NEW YORK Tiffany & Co sued LVMH on Wednesday after the French luxury goods giant told the U.S. jeweler it could not complete a $16 billion deal to acquire it because of a French government request and the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. | Video

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