Renee Cordes

Renee Cordes is The Deal’s correspondent in Brussels, covering competition and other areas of EU regulation as well as corporate news. Her company beats range from banks to beer, as well as food and fashion retail for The Deal and The Street. She also does regular studio interviews and video reports posted on both sites. A Chicago native, Cordes has worked as a business journalist in Europe for more than 15 years at media organizations such as the European Voice in Brussels, Bloomberg News in Frankfurt, and startup business publications in post-Communist Hungary and Poland. She is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

Recent Articles By The Author

Carlsberg Sticks to Full-Year Guidance as First Half Disappoints

Carlsberg Sticks to Full-Year Guidance as First Half Disappoints

Currency headwinds hurt earnings at the Danish brewer.

Home Depot Lifts 2016 Forecast as Quarterly Profit Meets Estimates

Home Depot Lifts 2016 Forecast as Quarterly Profit Meets Estimates

The company's CEO says that housing continues to be a tailwind for the home-improvement retailer.

Unilever Continues Buying Spree with Blueair Acquisition

Unilever Continues Buying Spree with Blueair Acquisition

The Anglo-Dutch buyer bulks up in home care less than a week after completing the purchase of Dollar Shave Club.

H&M July Sales Growth Slightly Above Expectations

H&M July Sales Growth Slightly Above Expectations

The Swedish clothing retailer saw monthly sales increase by 10% in local currencies.

'VW2' looms over Daimler, Volvo and others

'VW2' looms over Daimler, Volvo and others

A record cartel fine by the EC against truck makers clears the way for wronged parties to seek damages in civil lawsuits against the manufacturers.

EC Opens Deeper Probe into Dow Mega-Deal with DuPont

EC Opens Deeper Probe into Dow Mega-Deal with DuPont

The Brussels antitrust regulator will investigate whether the deal would reduce competition in areas such as crop protection and seeds.

Alibaba Earnings Results Beat Expectations as Cloud Computing Skyrockets

Alibaba Earnings Results Beat Expectations as Cloud Computing Skyrockets

The e-commerce group reveals that its cloud computing business is going strong in its first-ever breakdown of business segments.

Germany's Henkel Lifts Guidance as Quarterly Results Beat Forecasts

Germany's Henkel Lifts Guidance as Quarterly Results Beat Forecasts

The maker of Persil will become No. 2 in the U.S. laundry care market after P&G through its pending acquisition of Sun Products.

Monster M&A Mash: What's Driving Recruitment Industry Dealmaking

Monster M&A Mash: What's Driving Recruitment Industry Dealmaking

Japan's Recruit Holdings and private equity investors are expected to lead the buying spree.

Randstad to Scoop Up Monster for $429 Million

Randstad to Scoop Up Monster for $429 Million

But after this the Dutch buyer plans to slow down the pace of mergers and acquisitions.