Atlantia SpA (ATL.MI)
MILAN Atlantia Chief Executive told the Financial Times on Wednesday that there is room for the Italian infrastructure group to improve its offer on Spain's Abertis.
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Thursday.
MILAN, Oct 27 Italian investment bank Mediobanca's first quarter net profit rose 11 percent, helped by lower loan loss charges, more fees from a shift to wealth management and the sale of a stake in motorway group Atlantia.
MILAN, Oct 27 Net profit at Italian investment bank Mediobanca rose 11 percent in the three months to September, helped by the sale of a stake in motorway group Atlantia and lower loan loss charges.
MILAN/MADRID Italy's Atlantia plans to improve its offer for rival Spanish toll roads operator Abertis to trump a 17.1 billion-euro bid from Spanish construction giant ACS's German unit Hochtief , two sources said.
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Monday.
Oct 19 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
MADRID The board of Abertis wants Atlantia to improve its offer for the Spanish toll road group although the Italians have the backing of a key shareholder in a takeover battle.
* Key shareholder also backs Italy's Atlantia (Adds details, share reaction)
MADRID, Oct 19 Spanish toll road operator Abertis said its top shareholder was ready to take up an acquisition offer by Italy's Atlantia although its board thought the price could be improved after a rival offered more.