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Auchan adapts its organization by cutting 1,475 positions in France - 09/09/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Auchan Retail plans to divest 1,475 jobs in France, including 1,088 net job losses. Version française

CEO of Engie raises the bidding for the sale of his Suez shares to Veolia - 09/04/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. The president of Engie estimates that his shares held in Suez are worth more expensive than the 15,50€ proposed by Veolia to acquire them. Version française

Veolia ready to launch a takeover bid for Suez, which is refusing to take a stake in its capital - 09/02/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. The CEO of Veolia does not rule out making a takeover bid for Suez if his friendly offer to buy the Suez shares held by Engie is not successful.

EIF and HBOR provide financial support to three private equity funds in Croatia - 09/02/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

CROATIA. The European Investment Fund and the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development are jointly investing €205 million in three Croatian private equity funds.

Alinea could sell 17 shops and 1,000 jobs - 08/31/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. In receivership, the Aubagne-based company Alinea should be taken over by its shareholders in the absence of a competitive bid.

Carrefour offers itself Supersol - 08/27/2020 - Gérard Tur

SPAIN/FRANCE. Carrefour announces the acquisition of 172 Supersol shops located mainly in the major cities of Andalusia and around Madrid.

Spain deprived of its tourists in July 2020 - 08/24/2020 - Gérard Tur

SPAIN. On 24 August 2020, the Spanish National Statistics Institute (INE) published a study on "the situation of hotel tourism in July 2020". Constructed from provisional data, it paints an alarming picture of the situation, with the number of overnight stays falling by 73.4% compared to July 2019.

CIS strengthens its presence in Algeria - 08/19/2020 - Gérard Tur

FRANCE/ALGERIA. The CIS group (Catering International Services) announces on August 18th the signature of two contracts in Algeria and Russia.

EBRD supports Morocco - 08/18/2020 - Gérard Tur

MOROCCO. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development multiplies loans to provide the Moroccan economy with the necessary liquidity in this period of crisis.

Innovation funds fill the gaps left by the Moroccan State - 10/26/2015 - Julie Chaudier, CASABLANCA

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Morocco has not reached the targets it set itself in 2009 in its Moroccan Innovation Strategy (Stratégie Maroc Innovation) plan. Innovative project holders are consequently struggling to find funding, especially in the initial stages of their business ventures.

Tunisia : “We are prioritising innovation in energy and the environment” - 10/26/2015 - Francis Mateo, BARCELONA

Special edition no.15 : FEMIP
Mustapha Kchir, SME sector manager at the Bank of Tunisia, takes stock of the difficulties and challenges in providing proper support to innovative SMEs, including vital technical assistance to ensure good access to finance.

Jordan targets regional leadership in innovation - 10/26/2015 - Caroline Garcia, MARSEILLE

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JORDAN. In a difficult regional context, the Kingdom has advantages enabling it to consider its economic future from an innovation perspective.

“Innovation is an opportunity for Lebanon” - 10/26/2015 - Mélanie Houé, BEIRUT

Special edition no.15 : FEMIP
Khater Abi Habib, President and CEO of the SME loan guarantee finance company, Kafalat, reviews the situation of innovation in Lebanon.
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