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Dominique Vidalon

Elliott-target Pernod pledges to further improve governance

Jan 18 2019

PARIS Pernod Ricard , the family-backed French spirits group under pressure from activist investor Elliott, will continue to improve its governance, it pledged on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Retailer Casino keeps goals although French protests impacted sales

Jan 17 2019

* But Casino keeps overall financial targets (Adds detail and background)

French 'yellow vest' protests put brakes on Vinci's traffic growth

Jan 16 2019

PARIS Anti-government protests that have blocked some French highways stalled traffic growth on motorways run by Vinci last year, the company's chief executive said.

French 'yellow vest' protests put brakes on Vinci's traffic growth

Jan 16 2019

* Vinci sees flat traffic figures on its French motorways in 2018

Pernod, Elliott met Jan. 15, talks to continue

Jan 15 2019

PARIS, Jan 15 French family-backed spirits group Pernod Ricard and activist hedge fund Elliott will continue discussions on governance and margin improvement after the two sides met earlier on Tuesday, a source close to the matter told Reuters.

Pernod Ricard to meet activist Elliott ahead of earnings update - sources

Jan 15 2019

PARIS/LONDON Pernod Ricard will meet activist hedge fund Elliott this month as the family-backed spirits firm faces pressure to improve its margins, sources familiar with the situation said.

RPT-Pernod Ricard to meet activist Elliott ahead of earnings update -sources

Jan 15 2019

PARIS/LONDON, Jan 14 Pernod Ricard will meet activist hedge fund Elliott this month as the family-backed spirits firm faces pressure to improve its margins, sources familiar with the situation said.

UPDATE 2-Catering group Sodexo sticks to goals in face of margin pressure

Jan 10 2019

* Impact from Paris protests is manageable (Adds CEO comments on yellow vests, shares, analyst)

French motorway operator Sanef tries to cushion toll hike

Jan 08 2019

PARIS French motorway operator Sanef said on Tuesday it was working on proposals to cushion the impact on drivers of a planned hike in toll charges, following a government request as nationwide protests over high living costs continue.

Retailer Casino switches on data centers in new revenue search

Dec 20 2018

PARIS Casino has signed a deal to install data centers in its warehouses and storerooms in the debt-laden French supermarket retailer's latest effort to diversify its revenue.

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