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Breakingviews: Orange talk shows Bouygues’ pull on Elysee

Friday, May 16, 2014 - 04:38

May 16 - The ex-monopoly could buy the construction company's telecoms arm. Martin Bouygues failed to bag SFR, but he’s been adept at using the defeat to get the French government onside, says Breakingviews.

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All the weeks of talking about France's industrial sector of timeouts -- last six weeks run at to date Francis telecoms that time. Yeah -- it is with breaking views. And you've been through this quite good. I think quite complex. Don'ts. Between orange. We and different states and that GE -- how storms pummeled in the somewhere. I sit far score of course has been involved in the -- just explained to us. If you were taking the week let's focus on Greek companies to speak French construction companies. The yes that's the French pay TV prince and treatment TV QQ one. And the Telecom division closed insofar. They won't -- -- -- -- -- lead to to smoke in a market that has formal mine operators. And if you can be -- -- -- we -- to if he's selling it. -- he's one of the candidates to buy things are. It doesn't get it in spite of us the support for a strong support of the French government as we know. The French economy minister under current fiscal -- run of a middling. Intervention type and so they failure in the sense -- another guy to America into an area including an account. We use it in a bind they don't know what to do. There and so on almost 30% out on the engineering group yeah. Which also intends to move because that was good. Probably good investors -- disappointed with the -- are disappointed with the -- different states. Have been amazing children on a generally and I thought Jesus because and and so so now they're saying we have to do something and then all of a sudden geeks that they have. Considering about 2000. Job cuts that Telecom division because of course the opportunity has to decide. Whether to keep it as a standalone obviously they don't want to do that or selling to another guy -- which could be. Policy come. Or. Free. Which is the fourth. Beside the ups talk about that really. Disrupted the technical market -- launching -- moment. Tiffany. Two years. So. They've been very attitude very very good pressuring the French government to medium size and other -- okay. We think we're bringing -- the talk of course we're bringing justice to -- halt. 27% owned by the French faith in exchange we get mistaken on -- and don't necessarily mean. Today that doesn't have to be old conscript who get -- taken files that come. And this is a group that comes from today's -- to eleven million -- curbs on top of what they already have forming -- form form of monopoly. Leader of the market is of course makes frost did -- -- or wrong more friends and you think if it is to get. Well it isn't -- -- for the French don't raise -- record to say things. They want -- they want to cut the number of Telecom operators. Nobody had come over and back to three. It was before he yacht came on -- it came -- seeing so we guess to go with a great sense we've yet are supposed to come. Is Ortiz is -- -- to be determined but they have. -- that they're really pressuring the government thing we do something we do something I'll let you know otherwise era antitrust issues. That might be if caustic and guess we can the regulate who might have something to say -- that. We might have its network. Nonetheless because you told -- yet. Before this had been sold to suspend its infrastructure. Networks that would basically bring a just they have surprise it's supposed to come. But this is -- in front and from the faucet come angle it's -- at a price paid. It's up to make a very different than they felt they -- doing. Would be good. Did it again it's this her trip brings the competition down down back to. But. Do you do it on iTunes you have to do it to torment you all going to be an enterprise and there again -- -- -- of French government. Precious and into accepting a week or not. It is complicated Tom many thanks for that yet I'm if you read PS peace to confront on the breaking news com web sites. If your watch -- US breaking news TV show that comes on twelve that you can send in thirty BST. -- problems.

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Breakingviews: Orange talk shows Bouygues’ pull on Elysee

Friday, May 16, 2014 - 04:38