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
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The British drink giant predicts a near-$490 million profit boost this year from exchange-rate movements.
Danone First-Half Results Top Expectations
The rosy report comes weeks after the French food group agreed to buy Silk maker WhiteWave.
LVMH Shares Rise Amid Strong Demand for Wines and Spirits
First-half profit is in line with expectations, while sales grow more than expected in the same period.
Airbus Confirms 2016 Guidance After Second-Quarter Charges
The company stands by a production target despite problems with new projects.
Verizon Tops Profit Estimates as Revenue Slips
The telco giant says it expects 2016 adjusted earnings to be comparable to 2015.
AB InBev Raises Tab for SABMiller
The new offer values the U.K. target at $103.3 billion and comes as the Belgian suitor bows to pressure from activist investors.
Philips Second-Quarter Profit Beats Expectations as 2016 Outlook Unchanged
CEO Frans van Houten said the company is sticking to its outlook for the year amid volatility in a number of markets.
Global Week Ahead: Report Card Time for European Banks, BOJ Monetary Policy Meeting
Expect a barrage of key indicators and earnings from companies including Deutsche Bank, LVMH, Diageo and AB InBev.
Mylan Gets EC Clearance for Meda Purchase
The buyer agrees to asset sales to allay the antitrust concerns of Brussels regulators.