MILAN Italy's biggest infrastructure fund F2i has picked Rothschild to sell a minority stake in its solar power venture EF Solare Italia to pay down debt, three sources said on Wednesday.
ROME Atlantia has indicated to the Italian government it is prepared to discuss changes to the motorway contract held by its Autostrade per l'Italia unit to end a standoff over its tollway concession, two sources close to the matter said on Friday.
MILAN Telecom Italia's efforts to recruit investors to help it to create a national broadband champion with Open Fiber have stalled, sources close to the matter say, as it is proving hard to hammer out a deal structure.
MILAN/ROME Benetton-led Atlantia is ready to reopen talks with the government on motorway toll cuts, two sources said, as Italy's biggest infrastructure group seeks to resolve a bitter dispute over its concessions.
MILAN, Jan 9 Italy's Benetton-backed Atlantia
is preparing to restart an auction process to sell up
to 49% of its toll-road payment business Telepass after bids
last year valued the entire business at more than 2 billion
euros ($2.2 billion), three sources said.
MILAN, Jan 8 French media giant Vivendi
has asked an Italian court to suspend a ruling forcing it to
freeze two-thirds of its stake in Italian broadcaster Mediaset
, a document showed on Wednesday.
MILAN Six German tourists were killed on Sunday when a suspected drunk driver crashed his car into a group of people in a town in northern Italy, police said.
MILAN Telecom Italia and Vodafone will kick off the sale of a stake in their Italian tower business in the coming days after picking advisers for the process, two sources said.
LONDON/MILAN Bain Capital is close to finalizing a deal for a stake in IT services provider Engineering Ingegneria Informatica that would see the U.S. investor share ownership of one of Italy's biggest technology companies, sources told Reuters.
LONDON/MILAN, Nov 28 U.S. apparel and footwear
conglomerate VF Corporation and buyout funds Permira and Advent
are lining up indicative offers for Italian shoe brand Golden
Goose ahead of a mid December deadline, sources familiar with
the matter told Reuters.