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Wilson racket maker Amer Sports leaps on $5.3 billion approach by China's Anta

Sep 12 2018

HELSINKI/HONG KONG Finland's Amer Sports, makers of Wilson tennis rackets and branded outdoor gear, has received a 4.6 billion euros ($5.3 billion) takeover approach from China's Anta Sports and private equity firm FountainVest.

RPT-UPDATE 4-Wilson racket maker Amer Sports leaps on $5.3 bln approach by China's Anta

Sep 12 2018

* Amer Sports confirms interest from Anta, FountainVest Amer says shareholders would get 40 euros/share Shares rise by more than 25 percent on bid interest

UPDATE 4-Wilson racket maker Amer Sports leaps on $5.3 bln approach by China's Anta

Sep 12 2018

* Amer Sports confirms interest from Anta, FountainVest Amer says shareholders would get 40 euros/share Shares rise by more than 25 percent on bid interest

Finnair hires Nordea banker as new boss

Sep 04 2018

HELSINKI Finland's state-controlled airline Finnair has turned to the financial world for its new chief executive, appointing Nordea Bank's Topi Manner to take the role from January.

It's time for realism in EU-Russia ties: France's Macron

Aug 30 2018

HELSINKI French President Emmanuel Macron urged the European Union on Thursday to modernize its post-Cold War ties with Russia and pursue "strategic relations" with Turkey as well as other close neighbors, including in defense matters.

Book reveals Raikkonen's rocky road to F1 success

Aug 20 2018

HELSINKI Childhood poverty, running away from military service to make a race, and going on benders between Formula One races are some of the revelations in a new book that sheds light on the life of usually taciturn Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen.

Motor racing-Book reveals Raikkonen's rocky road to F1 success

Aug 20 2018

HELSINKI, Aug 20 Childhood poverty, running away from military service to make a race, and going on benders between Formula One races are some of the revelations in a new book that sheds light on the life of usually taciturn Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen.

Risk of no-deal Brexit rising, 'everyone needs to prepare': British foreign minister

Aug 14 2018

HELSINKI The risk of a no-deal Brexit has been increasing and the European Union commission needs to change its attitude if a deal is to be reached, British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday.

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