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Not so fast: valuation issue could put brake on Italy's broadband plans

02 Aug 2019

MILAN Italy's plans to create a unified broadband network are making only slow progress and risk being complicated by differences between the two state-controlled owners of Open Fiber over how much the infrastructure group is worth, sources said.

Not so fast: valuation issue could put brake on Italy's broadband plans

02 Aug 2019

MILAN, Aug 2 Italy's plans to create a unified broadband network are making only slow progress and risk being complicated by differences between the two state-controlled owners of Open Fiber over how much the infrastructure group is worth, sources said.

Salini working to resolve Natixis risk to Italian building deal

31 Jul 2019

ROME/MILAN Last minute efforts are under way to remove a hurdle posed by French bank Natixis to a plan by Salini Impregilo to create an Italian construction champion, sources close to the matter said.

Natixis role clouds plan to revive Italian building industry

30 Jul 2019

ROME/MILAN, July 30 The role of French bank Natixis is presenting a hurdle to efforts by Salini Impregilo to create an Italian construction champion, two sources close to the matter said.

Saipem draws up short list of partners for drilling business

25 Jul 2019

MILAN Italian oil services group Saipem has drawn up a short list of potential partners for its drilling business as it casts around for joint venture deals to help revive growth.

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship

08 Jul 2019

VALLETTA/MILAN Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday. | Video

Shell's lead in bidding for Dutch Eneco increases as Enel, Total drop out: sources

24 Jun 2019

LONDON A domestic consortium set up by Royal Dutch Shell and pension fund manager PGGM has taken a bigger lead in the race for Dutch energy company Eneco as two other contenders have dropped out, sources close to the matter said.

Shell's lead in bidding for Dutch Eneco increases as Enel, Total drop out -sources

24 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 24 A domestic consortium set up by Royal Dutch Shell and pension fund manager PGGM has taken a bigger lead in the race for Dutch energy company Eneco as two other contenders have dropped out, sources close to the matter said.

Italy pushing telecoms merger to break broadband logjam: sources

21 Jun 2019

MILAN/ROME Italy's sovereign wealth fund is maneuvering to pull off a multibillion-euro telecoms merger and end a prolonged corporate stalemate that has held up Rome's plans to create a national broadband network, sources say.

Exclusive: Italy's Benettons hire banks for motorway fee collector Telepass - sources

20 Jun 2019

LONDON/MILAN Atlantia, backed by the Benetton family, has hired Goldman Sachs and Mediobanca to sell a 30% stake in its toll-road payment unit Telepass as it seeks to pay down debt and fund growth after buying Spain's Abertis, five sources said.

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