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Exclusive: Yachtmaker Ferretti plans private share sale after scrapping IPO

17 Oct 2019

MILAN Italy's Ferretti plans to bring on board a European private investor after abandoning a planned stock market flotation, the yachtmaker's chief executive said on Thursday.

EXCLUSIVE-Yachtmaker Ferretti plans private share sale after IPO sinks

17 Oct 2019

MILAN, Oct 17 Italy's Ferretti plans to bring on board a European private investor after abandoning a planned stock market flotation, the yachtmaker's chief executive said on Thursday.

Congo Republic president's adviser awarded oil licenses at heart of Eni probe

10 Oct 2019

JOHANNESBURG/MILAN A Congolese presidential advisor played a key role in awarding oil licenses now at the heart of a corruption probe by Italian authorities that has engulfed energy giant Eni SpA and the family of its chief executive.

Congo Republic president's adviser awarded oil licenses at heart of Eni probe

10 Oct 2019

JOHANNESBURG/MILAN A Congolese presidential advisor played a key role in awarding oil licenses now at the heart of a corruption probe by Italian authorities that has engulfed energy giant Eni SpA and the family of its chief executive.

Peninsula fund gives Mediaset insurance in Vivendi dispute

20 Sep 2019

MILAN A private equity firm led by former bankers from top Italian investment house Mediobanca has agreed a backstop worth up to 1 billion euros (878.3 million pounds) to help Mediaset ensure safe passage for its plans to create a pan-European TV player.

Exclusive: Italy's Snam seeks U.S. footprint with bid for Midwest gas pipeline - sources

06 Sep 2019

MILAN/LONDON/NEW YORK Italy's Snam is working on a bid for a stake in a $6 billion natural gas pipeline in the United States in what would be the gas group's first foray outside Europe, four sources told Reuters.

Enel kicks off sale of $1.1 billion Romania assets: sources

05 Sep 2019

MILAN/LONDON Europe's biggest utility Enel has kicked off the sale of its operations in Romania in a process led by French bank BNP Paribas and expected to value the assets at about 1 billion euros ($1.11 billion), sources told Reuters.

Italy's 5-Star, PD struggling to find deal on new government ahead of deadline

25 Aug 2019

MILAN Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star party and the main centre-left opposition PD are struggling to break a logjam over who could lead a new government as a deadline to avoid early elections draws near.

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking migrants

23 Aug 2019

BRUSSELS/MILAN Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the latest standoff in the bloc over migration across the Mediterranean. | Video

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest migrant standoff

22 Aug 2019

MILAN Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore, exposing Europe's latest failure to deal with African migration. | Video

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