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A weekly interview with a personality from the world of business or economics. Every Thursday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2012-10-03

Laurence Capron, co-author of 'Build, Borrow or Buy - Solving the Growth Dilemma'

Few things in business and finance get hearts racing like a multi-billion euro deal. In just the past week there's been intense scrutiny of EADS possibly tying the knot with Britain's BAE in a 35-billion-euro merger. So have executives caught the "merger bug"? Markus Karlsson asks Laurence Capron, a professor of strategy at INSEAD in France and co-author of the book "Build, Borrow or Buy - Solving the Growth Dilemma".

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