ECOWAS, a light in the dark continent

Who follows the African politics was certainly pleased by the military and diplomatic intervention in Gambia performed by ECOWAS in early 2017. Code name: Restore democracy. After the defeat in the December election, the incumbent president Yahya Jammeh, who led the country for 22 years of terror and repression, refuse to relinquish power. This opens […]

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Worth the Wait: 2017 Year of the IPOs

Approaching the end of Q1, 2017 is set to be comeback time for initial public offerings (IPOs) worldwide. IPOs tend to cycle through “hot” and “cold” periods: when the economy is doing better, the market temperature rises, capital expenditure needs to increase and so firms tend to go public. 2016 turned out to be a […]

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PSA Group, acquiring Opel and Vauxhall, is becoming the second largest Europe-based automaker

@General Motors THE ACTORS INVOLVED General Motors company is an American multinational company that designs, produces, markets and distributes cars, car parts but also financial services related to cars. GM global headquarters are located in the United States (Detroit, Michigan) but the company’s cars are manufactured in other 35 countries. In the graph above we […]

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The global Risiko of the automotive sector

Everything started in September 2015, when the Dieselgate exploded both in the U.S. and in Europe, involving Volkswagen group. During the following period, other automotive companies seemed to be involved in other scandals related to the use of software designed to get around the super-strict laws on emissions and on air quality. However, today everything […]

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