Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (ISPn.MI)
* it has given its green light to the acquisition by Spain's Abertis of Italian group A4 Holding, which runs the A4 Brescia-Padua and A31 highways in Italy
July 8 The CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo Carlo Messina says:
MILAN, July 7 Italy's bank rescue fund Atlante will be boosted to help lenders shed their non-performing loans, the chairman of Intesa Sanpaolo told la Repubblica on Thursday, adding Italy's biggest retail bank will not contribute additional money to the fund.
July 5 Italian market regulator Consob says in a filing:
* Intesa Sanpaolo shares suspended after 5 percent loss, UniCredit also suspended after shedding 5.4 pct
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Thursday.
* Signs senior debt refinancing of total 88 million euros ($97.76 million) with Banca Intesa San Paolo and Banca Popolare di Milano
* Atlante bank rescue fund currently has enough cash to significantly reduce bad loans at Italian banks
June 28 Intesa Sanpaolo Chief Executive Carlo Messina says:
LONDON, June 22 (IFR) - Dozens of European banks will book hefty windfalls in the second quarter from the sale of their stakes in Visa Europe, after Visa Inc this week completed the purchase of its sister card payments firm.