Asset management

Tikehau acquires Sofidy and crosses the 20 billion mark in assets under management

Exclusive: An acquisition at 220 million euros. Sofidy was created in 1987 by the father of Antoine Flamarion, co-founder of Tikehau. Tikehau has just entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire 90% of the capital of Sofidy, the leading independent player in the SCPI market with 4.8 billion euros under management. The operation will allow Tikehau […]

Bank – Insurance

Savings: after a record collection in 2020, the Livret A is overflowing

The total outstanding of the preferred placement of the French now stands at 326.5 billion euros, an increase of 9.4% compared to last year. Savers who have reached the ceiling have turned to alternatives that do not put their capital at risk. It’s the wave that makes the pool overflow. In 2020, the collection of […]

Budget Taxation

Budget: the tax litigation bill is on the rise

The cost of serial litigation is estimated at 2.35 billion euros for 2020. After the 3% tax on dividends two years ago, the State suffered new convictions which will require it to reimburse taxpayers. It is now a line of the state budget closely monitored by parliamentarians. Since the case of the 3% tax on […]


France’s trade deficit narrowed somewhat in 2019

France’s trade deficit reached 58.9 billion euros last year, Customs said on Friday. It fell by almost 4 billion euros compared to 2018 thanks to the dynamism of exports, particularly in aeronautics and pharmaceuticals. Things are looking a little better on the trade balance front. France’s external accounts improved in 2019. According to customs figures, […]


Nemera goes under the French flag for one billion euros

The Astorg fund buys the French manufacturer of inhalers and insulin pens, after a fiercely contested auction. The Isère company Nemera returns to the French flag. The British Montagu cedes control of the manufacturer of inhalers and syringe pens to the Astorg fund, born from the split of the Suez group in 1998. Its current […]

Budget Taxation

Budget 2020: the government shows its efforts in favor of ecology

The finance bill provides for an increase of 500 million euros in the credits allocated to the French transport infrastructure financing agency. But the abandonment of the carbon tax reduces the means available for investments in ecological transition. The world summits for the climate, the marches organized in the big metropolises, the repeated episodes of […]


EXCLUSIVE – Budget 2021: 1.4 billion euros will be released for employees of nursing homes

The salary supplement will be paid via the new autonomy branch of Social Security. The upgrades in public and private hospitals will amount to 4.4 billion in 2021. As part of the investment plan, 500 million euros will be allocated to the priority projects of the establishments. Shoot fast and hit hard. This was the […]


Vocational training: the CPF time bomb

Only one in six employees has recovered their remaining hours from the old DIF device, shows an Ipsos survey for Wall Street English. The government does not want to postpone the December 31 deadline. To avoid provisioning billions of euros? J less… There are only two and a half months left to inflate his personal […]