Creative and Cool

Stuff that matters

Vivendi and Amber to go to court over Lagardere’s EGM refusal

French media conglomerate Vivendi (VIV.PA) and activist fund Amber Capital – the two biggest shareholders in French company Lagardere (LAGA.PA) – said they would go to court over Lagardere’s refusal

Read More

Return to big offices? Why bank branches may get a new lease of life

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to online banking in Europe, but it has also given some suburban branches an unexpected new purpose – as alternative office spaces for

Read More

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee on charges of manipulating stock prices and breach of trust in order to cement control of the group, a prosecution

Read More

Geely and GM venture both wade into China’s pickup truck competition

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group as well as General Motors Co’s (GM.N) Chinese venture are planning to launch their first pickup truck models, intensifying competition in a segment dominated by Great

Read More

More resignations at Singapore firm linked to Newcastle United bidders

Several directors resigned from a Singaporean firm linked to bidders for soccer club Newcastle United on Tuesday, the latest hiatus for the bidding group, doctored photos of Barack Obama were

Read More

Australia’s Ampol sued by Chevron over alleged ‘Caltex’ branding breaches

Australian fuel supplier Ampol Ltd ALD.AX on Tuesday said Chevron Corp (CVX.N) had launched court proceedings against it, alleging breaches of a trademark licence deal under which Ampol previously used

Read More

Argentina defuses default crisis with ‘massive’ debt deal

Argentina has defused fears of a messy default after it gained backing from creditors, allowing it to exchange 99% of the bonds involved in a $65 billion restructuring, a deal

Read More