Financial Times : Business Europe (61)

Family businesses need to prove their model is better

John Gapper says retaining familial control has become easier, but there is a need for scrutiny

Why British businesses are calling to stay under EU rules

Brussels' export of standards underlines dilemma over market access and regulation

Westfield sells to France's Unibail to create $72bn shopping mall group

Unibail-Rodamco's $25bn deal for Australia's Westfield to forge 104-property company

Sberbank and Alibaba abandon joint venture talks

Efforts to form ecommerce tie-up shelved after year of discussions

Ryanair faces potential strikes in core markets

Rostering failure helps spur pilots to push for better working conditions

UniCredit confirms key financial targets in turnround plan

Italian bank aims to boost profitability and dividend in face of new regulatory hurdles

Novatek announces 2.8tn rouble capex for new Arctic LNG projects

ING launches artificial intelligence bond trading tool Katana

Technology will help Dutch bank's traders to gather better prices faster

Sim card maker Gemalto jumps 34% on Atos bid

Opening Quote: $25bn for Westfield is proper property dealmaking

Unibail-Rodamco to buy Australia's Westfield for $25bn

Deal will create shopping centre group owning 104 properties worth a total of $72bn

Activist hedge fund RBR plans to shake up own operations

Investor targeting Credit Suisse is to close long-short vehicles

New big data trend tracks 'digital footprints'

Process mining shows how a company's decisions work — or fail

Russian miner Polyus turns tech into gold

Remote-controlled drills and self-driving trucks have boosted production

Zurich acquires ANZ's life insurance business for $2.1bn

Swiss insurer will hold the number one slot in the Australian retail life insurance market

Atos in unsolicited offer to buy digital security rival Gemalto

French IT services group says it has state's blessing for €4.3bn deal

Elliott Advisors urges Qualcomm to raise NXP bid

Hedge fund's call could help US chipmaker fend off hostile offer from rival Broadcom

Swiss insurer Zurich buys ANZ's life insurance business for $2.1bn

Iceland: frozen out

Buying into the country's recovery remains surprisingly difficult

Orange: a call on banking

Having legs in 2 heavily regulated sectors makes valuation tricky

Swissport bonds under pressure from worries over HNA

Bondholders hit as unsecured debt falls sharply in recent weeks

Investec and pension fund suffer from Steinhoff scandal

Home retailer postpones creditor meeting after shares plunge 80%

VW chief questions merits of diesel subsidies

Müller statement marks shift on technology German bosses have championed for decades

Lactalis recalls baby milk after salmonella contamination

French dairy group's products have been banned by government

Natural gas golden age turns to bubble

Norway faces dilemma over oil fund without oil

Questions raised whether sovereign wealth fund could sell out of asset it was built on

Single market deal might halt London bank exits

Some would reverse departures in event of agreement on market access after Brexit

Single market deal might halt London bank exits

Some would reverse departures in event of last-minute agreement on market access

The decline of the Swiss private bank

A clampdown on tax evasion is forcing the closure of many institutions

Natural gas golden age becomes golden bubble

Norway's dilemma over an oil fund without oil

Could the world's largest sovereign wealth fund sell out of the asset it was built on?

Corbyn backs call for MPs' pension fund to divest fossil fuels

Party leader's move signals how a Labour government would approach climate change

'Big is beautiful' in oil industry, says former BP chief 

DEA and BASF merger marks return of John Browne to frontline dealmaking

Eataly plans IPO in Milan after US expansion

Italian emporium aims to open a store in every capital for its luxury food experiences

Essilor-Luxottica to appoint new chief after merger

Hubert Sagnières says plan is backed by Luxottica founder Leonardo Del Vecchio

European financial regulators move to mitigate Brexit threat

London's role as global hub for asset management vulnerable to a disorderly EU exit

Apollo partners with ADM in new bid for Unilever spreads unit

Rivals to KKR and CVC tap turnround executive for $7bn auction

Vale to mothball New Caledonia nickel mine if no stake buyers found

Week in Review, December 9

Apple's tax, UK gender pay gap, Walt Disney, Deutsche Bank rebranding and CVS Health

Dialog looks to avoid peril of over-reliance on Apple

Chipmaker fights back after shares plunge on reports that partnership is at risk

Steinhoff chief apologised for 'some big mistakes' as he quit

Retail group downgraded as auditors come under pressure over 'accounting irregularities'

Russia ships first gas from $27bn Arctic project

Yamal LNG operation launched in face of western sanctions with aid of Chinese funding

Avolon: unlikely to make further loans to parent HNA Group

Private equity faces a dilemma: to buy or to sell

KKR's European head concerned about how rising interest rates will affect the industry

BASF agrees to merge energy unit with Fridman's DEA

Uniper: interest and money

Takeover activity has helped encourage higher dividends

Global rulemakers reach long-awaited compromise on bank measures

Orange raises growth forecasts on back of fibre broadband success

French telecoms company tells investors it is confident as heavy investment pays off

Qatar signs €12bn worth of deals with France

Lufthansa's Air Berlin deal faces further antitrust scrutiny

EU officials worry that the acquisition will lead to higher prices and less choice