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February 15, 2018

A cash-rich L’Oreal is ready and waiting to buy back the stake of itself owned by struggling Nestlé, the beauty giant’s chief executive has said.

A cash-rich L’Oreal is ready and waiting to buy back the stake of itself owned by struggling Nestlé, the beauty giant’s chief executive has said.

Off the back of a stellar year which saw the French beauty company’s profits rise 15%, chief executive Jean-Paul Agon gave an emphatic “yes” when asked whether L’Oreal would be keen to buy back the 23% stake owned by Nestlé, worth nearly €23 billion ($28 billion).

January 17, 2018

Family-owned confectionery giant Ferrero has rebelled against the retreat from sugary snacks, executing a $2.8 billion buy-out of Nestlé’s US confectionery business.

Family-owned confectionery giant Ferrero has rebelled against the retreat from sugary snacks, executing a $2.8 billion buy-out of Nestlé’s US confectionery business.

The deal will make Ferrero the third-largest player in the world chocolate market, behind fellow family business Mars, and Hershey’s, which bid against the Italian company in the battle for Nestlé.

July 11, 2014

Espirito Santo Group fears trigger stock sell off; Mori Trust meets increased tourism with new hotels; Rottapharm Madaus scrap IPO; L’Oréal buys back shares from Nestlé.

Espirito Santo Group fears trigger stock sell off; Mori Trust meets increased tourism with new hotels; Rottapharm Madaus scrap IPO; L’Oréal buys back shares from Nestlé.

Espirito Santo Group fears trigger stock sell off

Share prices at Portugal’s largest listed bank fell more than 17% on Thursday after parent company Espirito Santo International (ESI) missed debt payments “to a few clients”. 

October 18, 2013

The third-gen chief executive of Italian confectioner Ferrero has rejected speculation the company is to be sold to Nestle, as questions about succession loom over the family firm.

The third-gen chief executive of Italian confectioner Ferrero has rejected speculation the company is to be sold to Nestle, as questions about succession loom over the family firm.

Giovanni Ferrero released a statement on Thursday saying the company had been approached by rival foods conglomerate Nestle, but that it was not for sale.

Commentators, however, think the company's future is far from decided, especially since the death of Ferrero's co-chief executive, Giovanni's elder brother Pietro, in 2011 from a heart attack at the age of 47.

August 28, 2013

America Movil backs sweetened Telefonica deal, Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi looks to reduce debt with IPO, Pritzker Organization takes timber services company private, Maple Leaf Foods sells biodiesel and rendering business, and the Bettencourts rule out a L'Oreal sale.

America Movil backs sweetened Telefonica deal, Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi looks to reduce debt with IPO, Pritzker Organization takes timber services company private, Maple Leaf Foods sells biodiesel and rendering business, and the Bettencourts rule out a L'Oreal sale.

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Telefonica has received the support of Dutch telecommunications company KPN’s biggest investor, America Movil, to acquire its German mobile unit E-Plus.

March 4, 2010

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, the daughter of L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, has denied the family is looking to sell its 31% stake in the company to Switzerland-based food giant Nestle.

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, the daughter of L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt (pictured), has denied the family is looking to sell its 31% stake in the company to Switzerland-based food giant Nestle.
 

May 1, 2007

Family-run VIP Petfoods has made a fortune down under. Having built up a large share in the Australian economy, the firm is about to expand worldwide. But how does it plan to change its USP in order to be accepted by western markets? Melanie Stern finds out

Family-run VIP Petfoods has made a fortune down under. Having built up a large share in the Australian economy, the firm is about to expand worldwide. But how does it plan to change its USP in order to be accepted by western markets? Melanie Stern finds out.

Melanie Stern is the former section editor of Families in Business.

March 1, 2006

Creating sustainable growth is a challenge for every family business, especially in today's highly competitive environment. The Belgian FBN chapter invited Louis Amory to expand on how modern-day business can improve its growth potential

Louis Amory  is a partner at Bain and Company, a global management consulting firm. www.bain.com

Creating sustainable growth is a challenge for every family business, especially in today's highly competitive environment. The Belgian FBN chapter invited Louis Amory to expand on how modern-day business can improve its growth potential

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