Keyword: French state

More talks due in Renault-Nissan standoff with French government

Franco-Japanese carmaking alliance opposes French State's increased stake while driving force Nissan wants bigger share and rights in the group.

Renault-Nissan management 'hatches plan to lower French government control'

Japanese media report Renault plans to lower its stake in the alliance to give Nissan voting rights and counter French state's 19.7% shareholding.

French state to up its stake in Air France-KLM

The move, in a plan to keep key firms under French control, is for an extra 5.1 million shares at 46m euros, and follows similar move at Renault.

France sells minority stake in Toulouse airport to Chinese-led consortium

Economy minister insists controversial sale of share in biggest airport in south-west France is not 'privatisation' but 'opening up of capital'.

Lossmaking Peugeot confirms €3bn deal with Dongfeng and France

End of an era as Peugeot family loses control of a company it has run since the early days of steam-powered cars in 1889.

Minister says France 'totally bankrupt'

French employment minister Michel Sapin has caused his government major embarassment after he described the country as “totally bankrupt”.