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293 articles in France

Innoveox passes critical funding hurdle Vol 15, Issue 5 (May 2014)

The valuation of the French industrial waste treatment company raised some eyebrows when it debuted on the stock exchange earlier this month. Does the business model justify investors’ bullishness?

MARKET DREAMS Vol 15, Issue 4 (April 2014)

After a long pause, there is finally a trickle of water-related IPOs in the market. Polypipe, the UK’s largest plastic pipe manufacturer, priced at 245p on 11 April valuing, the company at £490 million.

Suez decouples from traditional markets Vol 15, Issue 3 (March 2014)

The French group struggled to meet revenue growth targets in two of its strategic priority markets last year. CFO Jean-Marc Boursier explains his strategy for restoring growth in the face of falling municipal volumes.

TWO-PRONGED DASSAULT Vol 15, Issue 2 (February 2014)

Veolia’s boardroom drama continues.

Market embraces southern European Renaissance Vol 15, Issue 1 (January 2014)

The listed French and Italian water groups regained favour among investors in 2013. In the UK, meanwhile, all utility takeovers are off until regulatory visibility improves.

MICHELIN STARS Vol 14, Issue 12 (December 2013)

Veolia is reported to have put its networks business, Sade, up for sale.

Veolia Environnement goes glocal Vol 14, Issue 8 (August 2013)

CEO Antoine Frérot tells GWI that the new group structure will enable to company to be seen as part of the fabric of the community, while still bringing customers the capabilities of a global market leader.

Design-build squeezed at Veolia and Suez Vol 14, Issue 8 (August 2013)

Both Veolia Water and Degrémont reported double-digit falls in their design-build businesses for the first half of 2013, but overall, investors seem inclined to believe that the worst is over for both companies.

IPO MANIA Vol 14, Issue 7 (July 2013)

HD Supply completed its New York Stock Exchange IPO at the end of last month.

FRENCH KNITTING Vol 14, Issue 7 (July 2013)

Veolia Environnement finally announced the details of its restructuring.