39) “Largest M&A worldwide”

Largest M&A worldwide Vodafone AirTouch Scoops Up Mannesmann (1999) ($172 Billion) The largest ever acquisition is the 1999 takeover of Mannesmann by Vodafone at $202.8  billion  ($287 billion adjusted for inflation). Back in 1999, old-fashioned, voice-only cellphones were booming, smartphones were just starting to go mainstream, and Vodafone (Vodafone Air Touch PLC)—Britain’s largest wireless company— was eager to […]

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38) “The model PPP-PFI”

“The model PPP-PFI” The Private Finance Initiative (PFI) is a way of creating Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) by funding public infrastructure projects with private capital. Largely used in Madrid, Spain. It was developed initially by the governments of United Kingdom (UK) and Australia in different sectors such as hospitals, infrastructures, utilities and others. PFI and its variants have now been adopted […]

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37) “Spanish companies investing in USA” 

“Spanish Companies investing in USA” The Spanish groups have announced increasing investments in their US subsidiaries. Javier Carro, comments on that topic: BBVA has inaugurated a new headquarters in San Francisco in which the areas of its division of New Digital Businesses will work. The opening of the new office, located in the Embarcadero business complex in […]

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36) “Cervantes vs Shakespeare” (Galicia Press, 25-abril-16)

 “Cervantes vs Shakespeare” (por Javier Carro)   El 23 de abril de cada año, se celebra el Día Internacional del Libro, y este 2016, se conmemora también el 400 aniversario de la muerte de ambos genios en dicha fecha. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Alcalá de Henares, 1547–1616) soldado, novelista, poeta y dramaturgo español. Tuvo una azarosa vida: […]

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35) “Mujeres Directivas Españolas” (Galicia Press, 21-mar-16)

“Mujeres Directivas Españolas” (por Javier Carro) ¿Siglo XXI: el siglo de las mujeres? En las organizaciones se suceden las acciones que promueven la participación activa de las mujeres en los puestos de dirección. La representación de mujeres en los consejos de dirección de las empresas españolas alcanzaba en 2014 el 31%, un porcentaje ligeramente inferior […]

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