Keyword: bids

Air France, Easyjet among bidders for collapsed airline Aigle Azur

Air France-KLM is among 14 companies which placed formal bids on Monday to take over the business of French airline Aigle Azur, which was declared bankrupt earlier this month leaving 13,000 passengers stranded at foreign airports and the future of its 1,200 staff uncertain.

French prosecutors to investigate 2016 and 2020 Olympic bids

France to broaden probe into corruption in athletics to include the bidding and voting processes for hosting Rio and Tokyo Games.

General Electric woos French government with improved Alstom bid

GE's bid for Alstom's energy arm, rivalling that of Siemens and Mitsubishi, now includes offer to leave some assets with the French firm.

French government again tells GE and Siemens to improve Alstom bids

As the deadline looms for sale of French engineering giant's energy arm, Paris threatens veto if counter bids are not improved.

France pushes for concessions as Alstom bidding hits final hours

The race to acquire Alstom's energy arm is entering a crucial week, with Siemens due to present an offer ahead of a cut-off date set by GE.

Hollande orders ministers to obtain better offer for Alstom

The French president urges a better deal to protect jobs and Alstom's future industrial profile amid bids for the French firm's energy division.

Hollande meets Monday with GE and Siemens chiefs over Alstom

The French president and his economy minister are holding talks with the US and German groups over rival bids for Alstom's energy arm.

Vivendi confirms bids for its telecoms arm SFR

If accepted, Bouygues' offer for SFR would reduce the number of players in France’s ferociously competitive mobile market from four to three.