Faced with the American IRA (Inflation Reduction Act) anti-inflation plan and the expected return of Chinese investments, France is continuing its protectionist turn.
While at the European level is negotiating in pain a response to the IRA, Paris has further strengthened, at the beginning of the year, its capacity to control acquisitions by foreign companies.
After a series of controversies, the executive no longer wants to be accused of helplessly watching the takeover, one after the other, of French strategic nuggets by foreign, non-European investors.
“We will strengthen the protection of our technologies and our businesses.
The threshold for triggering the control of foreign investments in France will be definitively set at 10% of equity participation, instead of 25”,
thus assumed during his vows Bruno Le Maire.
Pension reform: calculate the age at which you will finally leave
The control threshold for listed companies had been lowered from 25% to 10% of the capital during the pandemic, in 2020. At the time, the government feared…
This article is for subscribers only.
You have 67% left to discover.
Cultivating your freedom is cultivating your curiosity.
Keep reading your article for €0.99 for the first month
I ENJOY IT