Consultants in feeding frenzy
With Hassan Rohani due to visit Paris later this month and the probable lifting of sanctions against Iran this year, an array of intermediaries has come onto the scene. [...]
The French multinational is a leader in water and waste management and energy. It also has a growing transport business. With more than 300,000 employees in 50 countries, Veolia works with a large number of local authorities and private companies.
With the next meeting of the Franco-Saudi Business Council due to take place on June 24, Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, the billionaire businessman who heads the vast conglomerate Kingdom Holding, is looking to take a [. [...]
Omar Zeidan is one of the best-connected among the established agents of French industry in the Arab world. He is still very active in 2013, steering through projects in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and partnering investments of the Al-Assad clan in Syria. [...]
Since 2008, Dominique de Villepin has been reaping the benefits of a network of business contacts built up over 30 years in the corridors of power. His law firm, Villepin international, which opened in April 2008, is devoted to his new profession of business facilitator. [...]