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Exclusive: Monte Paschi eyes BPM merger as Italy's Treasury prepares exit - sources

30 Jun 2020

ROME/MILAN Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena is exploring merger options, including with Banco BPM , while Italy's Treasury Ministry has drafted a decree to sell its controlling stake in the bailed-out bank, two sources told Reuters.

A FONDO-El virus tensa la red de seguridad de los abuelos en Italia

27 May 2020

MILÁN, 27 may Paola Berardi y su marido Mauro han cuidado de sus dos nietos todos los días de la semana durante la última década mientras su hija iba a trabajar en una empresa química. Cada verano, se trasladaban con los gemelos a un balneario en la costa norte de Italia.

Coronavirus toll on Italy's elderly strains "nonni" safety net

27 May 2020

MILAN Paola Berardi, 70, and her husband Mauro have taken care of their two grandchildren every weekday for the past decade while their daughter went to work in a chemical company. Every summer, they decamped with the twins to a seaside resort on the northern Italian coast.

Nexi and SIA merger talks gain traction ahead of valuation review: sources

21 May 2020

LONDON/MILAN Italian payments firms Nexi and SIA are exchanging confidential information as they explore a possible tie-up to create an Italian powerhouse in the sector, three sources familiar with the matter said.

CVC in exclusive talks with Serie A over media rights investment, sources say

14 May 2020

MILAN CVC Capital Partners has entered into exclusive talks with Serie A to invest up to 2.2 billion euros (1.95 billion pounds) into Italy's top-flight soccer league's broadcasting rights business, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Company buses, extra shifts: Italy retools transport to end lockdown

23 Apr 2020

MILAN/ROME Buses for use by companies. Staggered shifts. Metro turnstiles that let in a limited number of commuters at any one time.

Shipping industry urges G20 to keep freight flowing as virus hits supply chains

24 Mar 2020

LONDON/MILAN Ships and their crews must be able to trade freely with minimal port restrictions to ensure supply lines don't freeze up while the coronavirus shuts down much of the globe, shipping and port officials said on Tuesday.

Italian broadband company Unidata bucks Milan virus rout with IPO

16 Mar 2020

MILAN Broadband provider Unidata made its debut on the Milan stock exchange on Monday after managing to complete Italy's first new listing of the year in a country that has so far been harder hit by the coronavirus than any other European Nation.

Without strong concessions, Fincantieri's Chantiers deal faces EU veto: sources

10 Mar 2020

BRUSSELS/MILAN Fincantieri risks an EU antitrust veto against its bid for Chantiers de l'Atlantique because of the difficulty of addressing regulators' concerns, people familiar with the matter said, in what would be a setback to Italy's industrial ambitions.

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