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Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal

Jun 18 2019

MILAN A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller rival Banco BPM. | Video

BlackRock seeks 30 percent stake in Intesa's asset manager: sources

Jun 22 2018

LONDON BlackRock aims to buy a 30 percent stake in Intesa SanPaolo's asset management unit as it seeks greater influence over Italy's second-largest fund house, sources familiar with the matter said.

BlackRock seeks 30 pct stake in Intesa's asset manager-sources

Jun 22 2018

LONDON, June 22 BlackRock aims to buy a 30 percent stake in Intesa SanPaolo's asset management unit as it seeks greater influence over Italy's second-largest fund house, sources familiar with the matter said.

Aperitif, anyone? Spirits firms chase cocktail for growth

May 30 2018

MILAN/LONDON Drinks companies are converging on an unusual cocktail recipe: less alcohol. | Video

In Italy, activist investors find a happy hunting ground

Mar 29 2018

MILAN When U.S. activist investor Elliott Advisers laid siege to Italy's dominant phone company this month, a shiver went through the country's corporate sector.

In Italy, activist investors find a happy hunting ground

Mar 29 2018

MILAN When U.S. activist investor Elliott Advisers laid siege to Italy's dominant phone company this month, a shiver went through the country's corporate sector.

Fund investors deflate tyremaker Pirelli's IPO price hopes

Sep 14 2017

MILAN/LONDON Tyremaker Pirelli has given up on what sources say was an initial valuation goal of 9 billion euros ($11 billion) ahead of its return to Milan's stock market next month, after several fund managers baulked at paying such a lofty price.

Analysis: Fund investors may puncture tyremaker Pirelli's hopes on IPO price

Sep 14 2017

MILAN/LONDON Tyremaker Pirelli may struggle to get the 9 billion-euro ($11 billion) valuation sought by its owners on its return to Milan's stock market next month, with several fund managers saying they will not invest if it is valued at more than 7.5 billion euros.

ANALYSIS-Fund investors may puncture tyremaker Pirelli's hopes on IPO price

Sep 14 2017

MILAN/LONDON, Sept 14 Tyremaker Pirelli may struggle to get the 9 billion-euro ($11 billion) valuation sought by its owners on its return to Milan's stock market next month, with several fund managers saying they will not invest if it is valued at more than 7.5 billion euros.

Campari's U.S. push lifts earnings, shares hit record high

May 09 2017

MILAN Campari's strategy shift to focus more on the U.S. market helped the drinks group to report stronger than expected first-quarter earnings, lifting its shares to a record high.

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