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Government could attach conditions to Brookfield’s takeover bid for Grifols

Banco Sabadell: According to press reports, a possible takeover bid for GRF, such as the one being prepared by Brookfield and the Grifols family, will have to obtain government approval. In addition, if approved, it could impose more or less demanding conditions such as no delisting, maintaining the company’s headquarters in Spain, the continuity of investments or the control of dividends. On the other hand, according to other sources, the…

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Only 19% of CAC 40 index is dependent on French economy

Matthieu de Clermont Head of Insurance and Regulatory Strategies (Allianz GI) | Amid a hung parliament, should investors hang around? While a hung parliament was expected, the second round of the French election still delivered a shock result: the far-right National Rally was pushed into third place in a result that triggers days if not weeks of negotiations between the parties to form a government. With the most seats, France’s…

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China’s trade surplus grows in June to €99.05 billion from $69.8 billion a year ago

Link Securities | According to data from the General Bureau of Customs, China’s trade surplus increased in June to $99.05 billion, up from $69.8 billion in the same month a year ago, and exceeding market forecasts for a surplus of $85 billion. It thus becomes the largest amount of trade surplus in a month since July 2022, as exports increased, while imports decreased. Specifically, exports grew by 8.6% year-on-year, their…

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“Mercosur is perhaps an idea that people have fallen in love with and are keeping because everyone is too embarrassed to liquidate it”

Fernando Gónzález Urbaneja interviews José Juan Ruiz, president of the Real Instituto Elcano and director of Redeia, in Consejeros, who states that “The intellectual prestige of pessimism is one of the characteristic features of Western civilisation. But, to give an example: in terms of CO2 emissions, everything may be in chaos, people’s perception may be that we have done nothing, but the European reduction in emissions is 32% compared to…

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“Spain has a good energy plan but if things don’t change, it won’t be fulfilled”

José Bogas, ENDESAS’s CEO, explains in Consejeros magazine that “295,000 million of investment is needed for the period 2021-30, and we have many years ahead of us when when we are not investing at this pace. Of these 295,000 million, 118,000 million are for renewables; 85,000 for energy efficiency, but almost nothing has been done so far; 53,000 for networks, which is more than 5,000 every year and we have…

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