Mission Accomplished: Relief as Hostage Family Returns to France

On Friday, April 19, Paul Biya, the President of Cameroon, announced the liberation of the seven French hostages that had been held captive for two months. The group consisted of Tanguy Moulin-Fournier, his brother Cyril, his wife and four sons, ranging from five to twelve years old. Tanguy is an expatriate employee of GDF Suez, […]

France Sells Shares of Safran, Further Sales on the Horizon

Last week, the French state sold a portion of its shares in the aeronautic equipment manufacturer Safran. In light of the successful transaction, Minister of Industrial Renewal Arnaud Montebourg announced on Friday, April 5 that this type of operation might be repeated. The French government has begun undertaking such selloffs in an effort to pay […]