Francesca Landini

Italy's industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia

15 Jun 2019

MILAN Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.

Italy's Salvini prefers transportation group as Alitalia partner

14 Jun 2019

MILAN Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday an infrastructure or transportation group would be his preferred partner for troubled carrier Alitalia .

Italy's Autogrill looking for acquisitions as war chest grows

04 Jun 2019

MILAN Italy's Autogrill, which runs restaurants and bars at airports, motorways and railways around the world, is looking at possible acquisitions in related sectors in the next few years, when it will have 1.5 billion euros for M&A.

Leonardo could seek tie-ups in specific business areas: CEO

27 May 2019

MILAN Italian aerospace and defense company Leonardo could seek partnerships in specific business areas, CEO Alessandro Profumo said, ruling out a merger involving the entire group.

ECB's Knot says euro zone inflation is not where ECB wants it

19 May 2019

MILAN Inflation in the euro zone is not at the level the European Central Bank wants it to be, ECB policymaker Klaas Knot said in an interview published by Italian daily Corriere della Sera on Sunday.

Italian food group Newlat on track for IPO to fund acquisitions

13 May 2019

MILAN Italian food group Newlat is gearing up to list on the Milan bourse later this year in a move aimed at raising around 200 million euros ($225 million) for acquisitions, Newlat's chairman said on Monday.

Kraft Heinz launches sale of baby food unit: sources

09 May 2019

MILAN U.S. packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has launched the sale of its baby food brand Plasmon with preliminary bids due by the end of next week, two sources close to the matter said.

UPDATE 1-Leonardo reports strong orders, confirms 2019 guideline

09 May 2019

MILAN, May 8 Italian defence group Leonardo reported a solid start to the year on Wednesday with double-digit growth in new orders and revenue between January and March.

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