MILAN Jan 16 Shares in Italian holding Germina
, which controls Rome airport operator ADR, rose more
than 6 percent in early trading on Wednesday, with brokers
citing benefits from a potential tie-up with motorway group
"We reiterate our positive stance on Atlantia and Gemina
ahead of their potential integration," Barclays said in a note,
raising its target price on Gemina to 1.4 euros from 1.1 euros.
The two companies, both controlled by the Benetton family's
holding Sintonia, are in talks to merge.
Barclays also raised it Atlantia price target to 17 euros
from from 15.5 euros.
(Reporting by Antonella Ciancio)