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Italian builder Salini backs plan to buy Astaldi to revive industry

16 Jul 2019

MILAN Italy's biggest builder Salini Impregilo gave the go-ahead on Tuesday to a takeover bid for stricken rival Astaldi , kickstarting a state-backed plan to revive the country's moribund construction industry.

Italy readies M&A-driven plan to revive building industry

12 Jul 2019

MILAN A state-backed plan to revive Italy's sickly construction industry through a series of mergers could take a step forward next week when its biggest builder, Salini Impregilo , expects to approve a takeover bid for its nearest rival.

Italian food group Newlat on track for IPO to fund acquisitions

13 May 2019

MILAN Italian food group Newlat is gearing up to list on the Milan bourse later this year in a move aimed at raising around 200 million euros ($225 million) for acquisitions, Newlat's chairman said on Monday.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Owners of Italy's Esselunga seek investors to bankroll buyout plan - sources

01 Nov 2018

LONDON/MILAN, Oct 31 The majority owners of Italian supermarket chain Esselunga are seeking to team up with long-term investors to take full control of the business and squeeze out two of the family heirs, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Owners of Italy's Esselunga seek investors to bankroll buyout plan: sources

31 Oct 2018

LONDON/MILAN The majority owners of Italian supermarket chain Esselunga are seeking to team up with long-term investors to take full control of the business and squeeze out two of the family heirs, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Italian construction group Salini looks at possible Astaldi deal: sources

05 Oct 2018

MILAN Italy's Salini Impregilo is working with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and advisers Vitale & Co on options for a possible full or partial takeover of troubled builder Astaldi , sources close to the matter said.

Why no one thought to close Italy's crumbling bridge

23 Aug 2018

ROME/MILAN People living under the Italian bridge that collapsed last week with the loss of 43 lives had known for years it was crumbling: pieces kept falling on their homes and cars.

Interview - Italy's Kiko CEO says may bring in new investor to fund growth

29 Mar 2018

MILAN Italian make-up group Kiko is in talks to bring in a minority investor to help fund growth in India, the Middle East and Asia and lift profitability, Chief Executive Cristina Scocchia said.

Italy's IGD Siiq aims at paying higher dividends in 2018

23 Mar 2018

MILAN Italy's IGD Siiq aims to increase its dividends again this year after already raising by 11 percent what it paid to shareholders over last year's results, the real estate group's chief executive said on Friday.

Exclusive: Qatari investor to float 25 percent of Italy's Valentino - source

21 Dec 2017

MILAN Italian fashion house Valentino plans to list on the Milan stock market sometime from late 2018, with its Qatari owner planning to sell around a quarter of the company in an initial public offering of shares, a source close to the matter said.

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