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MILAN (Reuters Breakingviews) - Two Spanish ministries are interfering in Italy-based Atlantia’s 16.5 billion euro takeover bid for local toll-road group Abertis. France and Italy similarly meddled in recent deals within the European Union. Building scale inside the bloc isn’t proving entirely borderless.
* Rome to appoint boss of unit involved in key network decisions
* Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine awarded contract to build LCS 27
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Friday.
MILAN Italy's Fincantieri and France's Naval Group may exchange between 5 and 10 percent of their share capital to cement a future naval alliance between Rome and Paris, a document published on the website of Italy's Treasury showed.
PARIS France will make sure Siemens sticks to its commitment to preserve jobs following its rail business merger with Alstom , the French finance minister said as the government seeks to reassure worried workers.
Sept 27 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Wednesday:
LYON, France Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri will take effective control of STX France under a shared ownership agreement, the office of French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday, ending a dispute that had soured bilateral ties.
* Two countries to explore creation of naval defence group (Adds details on the deal throughout)
PARIS France and Italy agreed a deal on Wednesday giving Italy's Fincantieri effective control over French shipbuilding firm STX France under shared ownership and strict conditions, ending a dispute that had soured bilateral relations.