Bertrand Camus finally lets go of his blows:
Veolia's offer is aberrant for Suez and disastrous for France,
thunders the CEO of Suez in an interview with
, published on Sunday, September 6 at the end of the afternoon.
The reaction is ulcerated, but late.
It took the leader a week to take the blow received the previous Sunday, when Antoine Frérot, CEO of Veolia unveiled his plan: to buy 29.9% of Suez from Engie, before launching a takeover bid on the rest of the capital.
“A hostile raid”
, according to Bertrand Camus.
The violence of the reaction surprises both Veolia, Engie and the government.
Veolia-Suez: the battle of the water giants turns into a trench war
However, the boss of Suez is not unaware of Veolia's appetite for his group;
and Antoine Frérot knows well that Bertrand Camus is opposed to his project.
And for good reason: in March, before confinement, he broached the subject during a dinner with his counterpart, receiving a polite refusal.
On Thursday July 2, during a new dinner between the two men, Antoine Frérot puts his feet in the dish:
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