Assicurazioni Generali SpA (GASI.MI)
28 Apr 2017
April 27 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
April 27 Assicurazioni Generali CEO Philippe Donnet tells shareholder meeting:
TRIESTE, Italy, April 27 Assicurazioni Generali does not consider as strategic a 3 percent holding in Intesa Sanpaolo it bought to fend off a potential stake-building by the Italian bank, its chief executive said on Thursday.
April 27 Assicurazioni Generali Chairman Gabriele Galateri di Genola says:
TURIN, Italy, April 27 The chief executive of Italy's top retail bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, said there was "no chance" of the lender growing through mergers and acquisitions, just months after it dropped a possible bid for insurer Generali.
* shareholder Francesco Gaetano Caltagirone says he has no targets for his stake in the insurer, any increase will depend on market prices Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan Newsroom)
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, April 26 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Assicurazioni Generali Spa's (Generali) and core subsidiaries' Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) Ratings at 'A-' and Societa Reale Mutua di Assicurazioni's (Reale Mutua) and its core Spanish subsidiary Reale Seguros Generales' (Reale Seguros) IFS ratings at 'BBB+'. Fitch has downgraded SACE S.p.A.'s (SACE) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB+'. The Outlooks are Stable. A full
* De Agostini group CEO Lorenzo Pellicioli says to keep its 1.7 percent stake in the insurer steady for now Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan newsroom)
ZURICH French insurer AXA has no interest in taking over either Italian or peer Generali or Swiss group Zurich Insurance , Chief Executive Thomas Buberl told Swiss magazine Bilanz.
MILAN/PARIS Vivendi is considering putting its chief executive Arnaud de Puyfontaine forward as Telecom Italia's next chairman, sources told Reuters, potentially aggravating concerns about the French group's growing influence over Italian companies.