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Atlantia concession deal elusive but contacts resume: sources

24 Jun 2020

MILAN The Italian government has launched a new attempt to break a stalemate with Benetton-led Atlantia over the group's motorway concession, but a solution to the long-running dispute remains elusive, three sources said on Wednesday.

Atlantia asks EU to intervene in concession row with Italy

18 Jun 2020

MILAN/BRUSSELS Infrastructure group Atlantia has asked the European Commission to intervene in a political dispute over its motorway concession, accusing the Italian government of breaching EU law in an escalating two-year row.

Atlantia swings to first-quarter net loss amid virus, concession row

11 Jun 2020

MILAN Italian infrastructure group Atlantia swung to a net loss in the first quarter as the impact of the coronavirus crisis compounded fallout from a prolonged political dispute over its motorway concession.

Macquarie, F2i jostling over Benetton-backed Autostrade: sources

10 Jun 2020

MILAN Infrastructure funds F2i and Macquarie are jostling for position over an investment in Italy's Autostrade as pressure mounts on Benetton-backed Atlantia to loosen its grip on the motorway group to end a standoff over its concession, two sources said.

The future is orange: Campari tests selling Aperol in China

08 Jun 2020

MILAN Campari is testing selling Aperol in China as the Italian spirits group looks to its photogenic orange-flavoured aperitif to revive sales hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

Aircraft makers go digital to fight coronavirus delivery logjam

01 Jun 2020

MILAN Helicopter and jet makers are turning to digital technology so customers can inspect their big-ticket purchases remotely before taking delivery, as they strive to push through deals paralyzed by the coronavirus pandemic and bring in much needed cash.

Atlantia fights its corner on state-backed loan

22 May 2020

MILAN Benetton-backed Atlantia has hit out at comments by a member of government calling for its motorway unit to be barred from a state-backed loan needed to prop up business, a move that could stoke an ongoing row over its motorway concession.

Italy's Poste says it will miss 2020 goals due to coronavirus

13 May 2020

MILAN State-controlled Poste Italiane said it would miss its targets for the year after reporting a 29% fall in first-quarter operating profit on Wednesday.

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