Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Silent Partners: Taxpayers and the Bankrolling of the Bankrolling of Bombardier

2 Bewertungen bei Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1552636267 / ISBN 13: 9781552636268
Neu Zustand: New
Neu kaufen
Regulärer Preis: 32.95
Preis: EUR 33,14 Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 16,91 Von Kanada nach USA Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
In den Warenkorb legen

Angeboten von

Golden Bridge Books
Ottawa, ON, Kanada

5 Sterne

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 1. November 2006


NEW! Quality Books. Because We Care - Shipped from Canada. Usually ships within 1-2 business days. If you buy this book from us, we will donate a book to a local school. We donate 10,000+ books to local schools every year!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers R14029C

Anzahl: 1

Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Silent Partners: Taxpayers and the ...

Zustand: New

Über diesen Titel


A global powerhouse, Bombardier is the world's biggest producer of rail and mass transit equipment and the third largest player in the aerospace industry. But the company was built with enormous help from the Canadian taxpayer and has become a symbol of corporate reliance on government aid. Over the years, it has received billions in federal financing and loan guarantees for the sale of its airplanes and trains. This is the story of Bombardier Inc., Canada’s best known manufacturer abroad. Its passenger jets, business aircraft, subway cars, and inter-city trains have conquered markets around the globe. A family business started in the backwoods of Quebec, Bombardier grew from an obscure snowmobile manufacturer into an international giant. Laurent Beaudoin, a brilliant entrepreneur, parlayed the family’s modest investment into one of Canada’s biggest fortunes. But his path to success was marked by controversy. Bombardier became the prime suspect in a national outcry over corporate welfare in Canada. Critics said it could never have succeeded without tax breaks, loans, and subsidies from the government. Was it a fair charge? Did Bombardier really depend on the backing of its silent partners, the taxpayers of Canada? Or were these the rules of the game in the heavily subsidized world of planes and trains? Silent Partners examines the record, the politics, and the personalities behind the deals. It’s the story of how business gets done in Canada. It’s about regional and linguistic cleavage, democratic values, and public trust. Above all, it’s the story of two business leaders, Laurent Beaudoin and Paul Tellier—one a visionary builder, the other a corporate saviour—and how they planned to ask Canadians for help just one more time

About the Author:

Peter Hadekel is a columnist for The Gazette (Montreal). He has covered city news, politics, and business since 1980. He is a financial columnist for IE Money Magazine and is a regular contributor to CBC Radio. In 1991, he and co-author Ann Gibbon won the National Business Book Award for Steinberg: The Break-up of a Family Empire.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.


Zur Homepage des Verkäufers


If any book needs to be returned:
We need to receive the book in the same condition it
was sent to you.
We will issue your refund as soon as we receive the book. //
Tous livre retourner doit être dans la même condition don nous
vous l¿avons envoyé.
Une fois le livre reçu, nous effectuons un remboursement immédiatement.


All books are sent in a secured package. //
Tous nos livres sont expédiés dans une enveloppe sécuritaire.

Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen

akzeptiert von diesem Verkäufer

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Bar PayPal