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THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

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Latest update : 2013-03-05

Patrick Sayer, CEO of Eurazeo

The private equity industry is often criticised for its opacity. Critics say private buy-outs too often lead to bankruptcies and job losses. To discuss this issue, Markus Karlsson speaks to Patrick Sayer, CEO of Eurazeo. It may not be a household name, but it holds a majority stake in the car rental firm Europcar. It also holds stakes in the hotel chain Accord and luxury apparel maker Moncler, to name but a few.

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2015-01-24 world economy

Sir Martin Sorrell: Brexit referendum would be ‘very damaging for UK economy’

Sir Martin Sorrell is concerned about the outcome of the British general election. Sorrell, the CEO of WPP, the world's largest advertising company, believes that holding a...

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2015-01-23 Davos forum

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric: 'France is on a better track'

Schneider Electric CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire is in Davos at the annual World Economic Forum. Even though he is located in Hong Kong and most of the revenues of his group come from...

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2015-01-22 India

Adi Godrej: New Indian government's actions are 'very positive'

Adi Godrej is one of the many business leaders attending this year's World Economic Forum in Davos. Speaking to FRANCE 24, the chairman of the Godrej Group, one of India's oldest...

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2015-01-22 world economy

Income inequality is 'brake on growth', Oxfam chief warns Davos

The World Economic Forum brings together some of the most powerful - and richest - people in the world. It may seem like an odd place to discuss poverty and growing income gaps....

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2015-01-15 eurozone

'Greece won't leave the eurozone', says former ECB president Trichet

2015 started with celebrations for the eurozone, as Lithuania became the 19th European country to adopt the single currency. But the festivities were overshadowed by crisis...

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