China has downgraded diplomatic relations with Lithuania after the Baltic country upgraded economic ties with Taiwan, in a sign of how EU member states risk retaliation from Beijing if they seek to deepen links with Taipei.

China said its decision to reduce relations with Lithuania from ambassadorial to chargé d’affaires level was to protest against the country’s decision to open a representative office in Taipei last week. A representative office does not equate to official diplomatic relations but is an indication of deeper ties.

“This act openly creates the false impression of ‘one China, one Taiwan’ in the world, renounces

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank (DE:) has nominated the Dutch businessman Alexander Wynaendts as the next chairman of its supervisory board, marking a new era for Germany’s largest lender.

Below are some details about Wynaendts: * Wynaendts is aged 61, born on August 1, 1960. * The son of a Dutch diplomat, he grew up in Beirut, Jakartaand Brussels. * He speaks multiple languages, including Indonesian,Spanish, German, French, and English. * His first job was with ABN AMRO (AS:),

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The healthcare technology company Athenahealth is close to being sold to the private equity firms Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman, according to people familiar with the situation, in a $17bn deal that would bring down the curtain on a buyout fashioned from one of the hardest-fought activist campaigns in recent memory.

The private equity firm Veritas Capital and the hedge fund Elliott Management took Athenahealth private four years ago, months after former chief executive Jonathan Bush resigned in the aftermath of revelations about his personal life.

At the time Elliott was fighting a public campaign to remove Bush,

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Ryanair has confirmed it will quit the London Stock Exchange later this month to comply with EU ownership rules that have hit the airline industry following Brexit.

The move will end the Irish carrier’s 20-year listing on the LSE and is one of the clearest examples of how the UK’s exit from the EU has affected the London market.

Ryanair warned earlier this month that it was considering leaving the LSE because of rules that insist EU airlines are owned and controlled by nationals from within the bloc, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein.

The airline has barred non-EU individuals from

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