Telecom Italia met with GIP over possible grid investment - source
MILAN, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia (TLIT.MI) has held a meeting with representatives of Global Infrastructure Partners to discuss a potential investment by the infrastructure fund into the phone group's landline grid, a source with knowledge of the matter said.
Telecom Italia Chief Executive Pietro Labriola on Wednesday said the company needs to sell assets to cut its debt after a sale of the grid to state lender CDP was put on hold by Italy's new government.
It was not immediately possible to reach GIP for comment.
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