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

China Leads Adidas Second-Quarter Sales Growth

China Leads Adidas Second-Quarter Sales Growth

North America and Western Europe also experienced strong growth as the good news keeps coming from the German sportswear maker.

China Leads Adidas Second-Quarter Sales Growth

China Leads Adidas Second-Quarter Sales Growth

North America and Western Europe also gain pace.

Group Questions European Nod for Sony Deal With Jackson Estate

Group Questions European Nod for Sony Deal With Jackson Estate

Impala considers whether to file an appeal on behalf of Europe's independent labels.

Emerson Arranges $5.2 Billion-Worth of Asset Sales

Emerson Arranges $5.2 Billion-Worth of Asset Sales

Buyers Platinum Equity and Nidec take on operations with more than $6 billion of annual revenue.

Heineken Warns of Currency Fallout in Second Half

Heineken Warns of Currency Fallout in Second Half

The company sticks to its full-year forecast after posting first-half profit above expectations.

SABMiller Board Recommends AB InBev Revised Offer

SABMiller Board Recommends AB InBev Revised Offer

But the target said it will leave it up to its biggest shareholders to vote on the non-cash portion of the offer that applies mainly to them.

AB InBev Gets China Nod for SABMiller Purchase

AB InBev Gets China Nod for SABMiller Purchase

The Belgian suitor is still aiming for a second-half close after raising its offer this week.

Kering Shares Rise as Gucci Makeover Shines

Kering Shares Rise as Gucci Makeover Shines

The company posts better-than-expected first-half earnings and a glowing report card on its best-known luxury brand.

Budweiser Maker AB InBev's Quarterly Profit Lags Forecasts

Budweiser Maker AB InBev's Quarterly Profit Lags Forecasts

The company cuts its guidance for Brazil but says it still expects to close the SABMiller deal after raising its offer earlier this week.

Adidas Running At Full Speed As Nike Tries to Catch Up

Adidas Running At Full Speed As Nike Tries to Catch Up

The German sportswear maker lifts guidance for a fourth time this year on strong second-quarter results.