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Dreyfus shareholders agree to arbitration over stake sale

Amsterdam/Paris | Reuters — Family shareholders of commodity trader Louis Dreyfus have agreed to arbitration talks to settle a long-running dispute over a share sale, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters. The tussle concerns an attempt by minority shareholders to sell nearly 17 per cent of the group’s holding firm to Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, […] Read more


Ex-Dreyfus CEO leaves board in latest shakeup

Paris | Reuters — Global agricultural trader Louis Dreyfus Co. announced board changes on Thursday in which former CEO Serge Schoen will leave the group, another step in a leadership shakeup under main shareholder Margarita Louis-Dreyfus. Schoen oversaw rapid growth at the trading house as CEO between 2005 and 2013. Last year, Louis Dreyfus promoted […] Read more


Dreyfus owner pregnant, plans maternity leave

Paris | Reuters — Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, majority owner and chairwoman of global trading house Louis Dreyfus Commodities, is pregnant with twins and plans to take short maternity leave following the birth due in early April, the company said. Louis-Dreyfus, 53, will continue as chair of the group’s supervisory board until the birth of the twin […] Read more