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Elvira Pollina

Macquarie puts in offer for Enel's Open Fiber stake

Sep 17 2020

MILAN Enel has received a bid from Macquarie for its stake in Open Fiber valuing the group at more than 7 billion euros ($8.3 billion), signaling strong interest from big funds for Rome's plans for a national broadband network.

Swiss exchange Six makes highest bid in Italy's Borsa battle: sources

Sep 14 2020

MILAN/LONDON Switzerland's Six has made the highest bid in the battle for Borsa Italiana, ahead of France's Euronext and Deutsche Boerse , two sources familiar with the matter said.

Switzerland's Six makes highest bid for Borsa Italiana - sources

Sep 14 2020

MILAN/LONDON, Sept 14 Swiss stock exchange operator Six has made the highest offer for Borsa Italiana and is ahead of France's Euronext and Germany's Deutsche Boerse in the takeover battle for the Milan bourse, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Mediaset open to discussing European strategy with Vivendi as CEOs talk

Sep 09 2020

MILAN The head of Mediaset talked with his counterpart at Vivendi on Wednesday, a source familiar with the matter said, as Italy's top commercial broadcaster and its second-biggest investor look to resolve a protracted row.

Italy's Serie A clears way for private equity investment

Sep 09 2020

MILAN Italy's Serie A soccer clubs agreed on Wednesday to set up a new media company to handle the broadcast rights for top-flight Italian soccer and are deciding between two rival private equity bids seeking a stake in the business, club officials said.

Three private equity groups await Serie A decision over 'historic' deal: sources

Sep 07 2020

MILAN/LONDON Three private equity groups have submitted final bids to Italy's top-flight soccer league and are awaiting a decision over a deal that could shake up the country's soccer industry, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Vivendi gains upper hand in Mediaset court battle after EU ruling

Sep 03 2020

BRUSSELS/MILAN The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that an Italian law forcing French Vivendi to forfeit a stake in Milan-based TV group Mediaset violated the bloc's rules, potentially allowing a shake-up of the country's media industry.

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