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SCOR's CEO to fight for his job against an activist fund

11:57am EDT

PARIS Denis Kessler, the long-time chairman and chief executive of reinsurer SCOR, will on Friday become the first boss in France to fight for his job against an activist fund in a touch-and-go vote at its annual shareholder meeting.

French insurer Covea seeks new reinsurance acquisitions

Apr 23 2019

PARIS French co-operative insurer Covea, which in January dropped plans to buy reinsurer SCOR, on Tuesday said it was still interested in diversifying into reinsurance via acquisitions.

Old financing dispute hangs over Notre-Dame blaze donations

Apr 16 2019

PARIS For years Notre-Dame cathedral was caught in a dispute between the city's archdiocese and the French state over who should pay for repairs to its crumbling gargoyles, collapsed balustrades and weather-eroded Gothic facades.

Old financing dispute hangs over Notre-Dame blaze donations

Apr 16 2019

PARIS For years Notre-Dame cathedral was caught in a dispute between the city's archdiocese and the French state over who should pay for repairs to its crumbling gargoyles, collapsed balustrades and weather-eroded Gothic facades.

Old financing dispute hangs over Notre-Dame blaze donations

Apr 16 2019

PARIS For years Notre-Dame cathedral was caught in a dispute between the city's archdiocese and the French state over who should pay for repairs to its crumbling gargoyles, collapsed balustrades and weather-eroded Gothic facades.

Old financing dispute hangs over Notre-Dame blaze donations

Apr 16 2019

* Most shunned a restoration fundraising campaign two years ago

Notre-Dame-Ermittler gehen nicht von Brandstiftung aus

Apr 16 2019

Paris Nach dem verheerenden Brand in der weltberühmten Pariser Kathedrale Notre-Dame suchen Einsatzkräfte und Ermittler weiter nach der Ursache.

French bank SocGen to cut 1,600 jobs in drive to lift profits

Apr 09 2019

PARIS Societe Generale plans to cut 1,600 jobs, mainly at its corporate and investment banking arm, in an attempt to boost profits after a poor performance last year, France's third-largest bank said on Tuesday.

French bank SocGen plans to cut 1,600 jobs in bid to buoy profits

Apr 09 2019

PARIS Societe Generale, France's third-largest bank, unveiled on Tuesday a plan to cut 1,600 jobs, mainly at its corporate and investment banking arm, in a bid to buoy profitability after last year's poor performance.

Louvre's glass pyramid set for interactive performance for 30th anniversary

Mar 26 2019

PARIS The courtyard around the Louvre Museum's famed glass pyramid is to become the stage for a giant interactive performance orchestrated by French visual artist JR as part of celebrations for the structure's 30th anniversary. | Video

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