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Apax-led consortium drops out of auction for Italy's Cedacri: sources

25 Nov 2020

LONDON/MILAN A consortium of buyout fund Apax and digital services firm Reply has dropped out of the auction process for Italian banking software firm Cedacri, two sources told Reuters, leaving three bidders vying for control of the 44-year old business.

Accenture and ION among quartet vying for Italy's Cedacri -sources

25 Nov 2020

MILAN, Nov 25 IT consultancy Accenture and international fintech company ION Group are among a group of four bidders that have submitted indicative bids for Italian banking software and back-office group Cedacri, two sources told Reuters.

Italy ready for World Championships, with or without spectators-organiser

25 Nov 2020

MILAN Italy is prepared to hold the 2021 World Ski Championships in Cortina D'Ampezzo even with few or no fans on the ground due to COVID-19, the head of the organising body said on Wednesday, dismissing fears the event may be cancelled due to the pandemic.

Italy's Nexi clinches all-share merger with Nordic rival Nets

16 Nov 2020

MILAN Italy's Nexi has struck its second tie-up in six weeks, agreeing a 7.8 billion euro ($9.2 billion) merger with Nordic rival Nets to create Europe's largest payments group.

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Italy's Nexi clinches all-share merger with Nordic rival Nets

16 Nov 2020

* Italy's state lender CDP to be main investor in Nexi-Nets-SIA

Payments group Nexi extends $8 billion Nets merger talks

11 Nov 2020

MILAN Italy's biggest payments group Nexi has extended its exclusive merger talks with Nordic rival Nets to Nov. 16, it said on Wednesday as it reported stronger-than-expected third-quarter earnings.

Italy's coronavirus lockdown leaves many out and about

07 Nov 2020

MILAN New coronavirus restrictions came into force in Italy on Friday but from pavements dotted with coffee drinkers to lines of striking taxi drivers, the picture on the streets was different from the ghostly scenes of the first lockdown. | Video

Nexi and Nets in exclusive talks to create EU payments powerhouse

02 Nov 2020

MILAN/LONDON Italy's biggest payments group Nexi said on Monday it was in exclusive takeover talks with Denmark's Nets over an $8 billion deal which follows its multi-billion euro tie-up with Milan-based SIA less than a month ago.

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