Daniel Kretinsky

Daniel Kretinsky takes 5% stake in TF1

Czech businessman Daniel Kretinsky has taken a 5% stake in French commercial broadcaster TF1, according to local reports. Kretinsky told financial daily Les Echos that he had confidence in the prospects of the French economy and that TF1 represented a good investment because of the company’s “solidity”. He said that he was “very favourable” towards […]

Czech investor Kretínský launches French business news channel

Czech billionaire Daniel Kretínský – recently in the news for his investment in German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1, has teamed up with former BMF Business anchor Stéphane Soumier to launch a new ‘channel for entrepreneurs’ in France.  Kretínský’s French company CMI France will launch the new service, Bsmart TV, which will take “a pro-business editorial line” […]