WSJを真面目に読む July 24, 2012





Cnooc’s big foray abroad

Deal could help China secure oil and gas supplies

forey: 急襲

Cnooc: China National Offshore Oil Corp

Cnooc Ltd. Unveiled what would be China’s biggest foreign acquisition yet, as the Beijing –controlled oil company on Monday said it struck a $15.1 billion block-buster deal to acquire Canadian energy producer Nexen Inc.





Multinationals bank on Indonesia’s poor

For multinational corporations including Nestle SA. Carrefour SA and uniliver PLC, somebody like Rohani, a 55-year-old maid in Indonesia who makes $55 a month, can be a good customer.


見出しを読むと多国籍企業が貧しい人を食い物にしているという記事の印象だが、内容はそんなことはない。The bottom of the pyramid へのマーケティング戦略の重要性が述べられた記事。



Kirin weighs battle over beer

Bid for Asia Pacific Breweries is possible after Heineken’s offer for its partner’s stake


ハイネケンによるAPBに出資しているFraser & Nerveという会社の株式取得報道を受け、キリンがAPB(タイガービールの販売権を持つ)の買収を考えているのでは、という報道記事。どうなりますかね。競争してビッドしていくのって日本の企業は上手ではないからなー。



RIM’s top investor shows confidence

RIM disclosed Monday that Prem Watsa, through his Canadian investment firm Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd, now owns just under 10% of the company’s shares….


RIMに逆張りしている人がいると言うから誰かと思ったら、Fairfaxの総帥、Prem Watsa.




Julius Baer in pact with Bank of China

Julius Baer Group AG entered a strategic partnership with bank of China Ltd., to mutually cross-refer clients, giving the Swiss wealth-management firm access to one of the world’s fastest-growing market.






Yuan’s depreciation is a drug for U.S. blue chips