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Francesca Landini

Mourners ask Italian road chiefs to leave bridge memorial ceremony

14 Aug 2019

GENOA, Italy Grieving relatives asked bosses of Italy's biggest motorway operator to leave a ceremony on Wednesday honouring victims of last year's bridge collapse in Genoa that killed 43 people.

Political crisis eases regulatory risk for Italy's Atlantia

09 Aug 2019

MILAN Infrastructure group Atlantia was one of the few companies listed on Milan's main stock index to end with gains on Friday as a possible breakdown in the government reduced the chances it could lose its lucrative motorway concession.

Political crisis eases regulatory risk for Italy's Atlantia

09 Aug 2019

MILAN Shares in Italian infrastructure group Atlantia rose more than 2% on Friday as a possible breakdown in the government was seen as lessening the prospect it could lose its lucrative motorway concession.

Autogrill sticks to 2019 target on cash flow

01 Aug 2019

MILAN Italian travel caterer Autogrill said it was sticking with a full-year target of doubling last year's free cash flow after extraordinary expenses in the first half dragged it down.

Aperol expansion helps to pep up Campari sales

30 Jul 2019

MILAN The popularity of orange aperitif Aperol and a jump in demand for tequila brand Espolon helped Campari to report better than expected sales growth in the second quarter, boosting shares in the Italian spirits group.

Illycaffe chairman says open to partnership to expand cafe network

04 Jul 2019

MILAN Italian premium coffee maker illycaffe is open to a strategic partnership to help accelerate the growth of its retail network and could consider selling a minority stake for the first time in its 86-year history, Chairman Andrea Illy told Reuters.

Atlantia accuses Rome of selective leaks in concession row

01 Jul 2019

MILAN/ROME Italian infrastructure group Atlantia accused ruling 5-Star officials on Monday of selectively leaking a government report in a campaign to revoke the group's national toll-road concession.

Italy's Di Maio says Arcelor, Atlantia are 'blackmailing government'

28 Jun 2019

MILAN Italy's industry minister has accused two big companies - transport group Atlantia and steelmaker ArcelorMittal - of trying to blackmail the government, escalating a war of words which big business says could scare investors.

Italy's Atlantia and Rome in open warfare over minister's comments

27 Jun 2019

MILAN Tensions between one of Italy's ruling parties and motorway operator Atlantia burst into open warfare on Thursday after a senior minister vowed to revoke its toll-road concession, saying the firm would lose market value and be "cooked" as a result.

Italy's Industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia

14 Jun 2019

MILAN Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.

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