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UPDATE 2-Italy's Saipem looking for partners in drilling business -CEO

18 Apr 2019

MILAN, April 18 Italian oil services group Saipem is looking for partners for its drilling business, while it has ruled out a trade sale, the company's chief executive said on Thursday.

Macquarie fund kicks off sale of wind assets in Italy and France

12 Apr 2019

MILAN A Macquarie-run infrastructure fund managing the Renvico wind farm portfolio in Italy and France has started a process to sell the company which could be worth around 400 million euros ($450 million), four sources familiar with the matter said.

Ferretti's Chinese owner lines up banks for relisting: sources

12 Apr 2019

MILAN Ferretti's Chinese owner, which is preparing to relist the Italian luxury yacht maker, has lined up Barclays, BNP Paribas and UBS as global coordinators for the share sale, four sources close to the matter said.

Macquarie kicks off sale of wind assets in Italy and France

12 Apr 2019

MILAN, April 12 Infrastructure fund Macquarie has kicked off the sale of its Renvico wind farm portfolio located in Italy and France worth around 400 million euros ($450 million), four sources familiar with the matter said.

Yacht maker Ferretti lines up Barclays, BNP, UBS as IPO advisers - sources

12 Apr 2019

MILAN, April 12 Italian luxury yacht builder Ferretti will name Barclays, BNP Paribas and UBS as global coordinators for its upcoming listing on the Milan stock exchange, four sources said on Friday.

Banks put 9 euro per share price on Italy's Nexi IPO: sources

11 Apr 2019

MILAN Italian payment group Nexi's initial public offering has been priced at 9 euros per share in a 2 billion euro deal set to be one of Europe's biggest IPOs this year, sources close to the process said.

Field of prospective bidders for Dutch energy firm Eneco narrows: sources

03 Apr 2019

LONDON The field of prospective bidders for Dutch energy company Eneco has narrowed as initial interest from big electricity players including France's Engie and Austria's Verbund has fizzled out, sources close to the matter said.

U.S fund Varde drops out of bidding for Italian bank Carige: source

02 Apr 2019

MILAN U.S. fund Varde Partners has pulled out of the bidding for troubled Italian bank Carige, a source said on Tuesday, leaving a specialist fund run by BlackRock as the only potential buyer still known to be considering a bid.

Italy's Sorgenia tests investor interest in asset sale - sources

01 Apr 2019

MILAN, April 1 Italian energy company Sorgenia is contacting investors to gauge interest for its power generation and retail client assets that could be worth more than 600 million euros ($674 million), three sources close to the matter said.

Vivendi drops bid for Telecom Italia board reshuffle in first sign of truce

29 Mar 2019

ROZZANO, Italy Facing defeat in its attempt to change Telecom Italia's board, top shareholder Vivendi took a first step on Friday towards ending a bitter dispute with a U.S. fund that has hobbled Italy's biggest phone group over the past year.

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