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    Massimo Zanetti Beverage appoints banks for Milan listing

    The Italian coffee producer behind global brands Segafredo Zanetti and Chock full o’ Nuts has appointed banks ahead of an...

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    Mediobanca and Intesa quit Telecom Italia shareholder group

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  1. FT Alphaville

    April 22, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian markets were quiet, mirroring a subdued session on Wall Street. (FT’s Global Market Overview) A Chinese court...

  2. April 21, 2014

    Italian banks look to private equity firm for bad loans vehicle

    Italy’s two biggest banks are teaming up with a US private equity house and a restructuring adviser to pool some of their...

  3. April 4, 2014

    Etihad expected to seek Alitalia stake

    Etihad is expected to make an offer to buy almost half of Italian airline Alitalia as soon as this weekend, underscoring the...

  4. April 2, 2014

    Intesa in talks to sell ‘bad bank’ loans

    Intesa Sanpaolo’s chief executive says he is in talks with the world’s leading distressed debt investors to sell them some...

  5. March 31, 2014

    Italian banks: recovery story

    Coincidence? Perhaps. But within a three-week period – and just as hopes about Italy’s chances of economic recovery blossom...

  6. March 28, 2014

    Investors cheer Intesa writedowns in rush to Europe’s periphery

    Investors are rediscovering their appetite for European retail banks as many shun the big “bulge bracket” institutions of...

  7. March 17, 2014

    Rosneft gains 13% of Pirelli for €500m

    Rosneft, Russia’s biggest oil producer, has paid around €500m to become the largest shareholder in Italian tyremaker Pirelli...

  8. February 23, 2014

    Giovanni Bazoli, chairman, Intesa Sanpaolo

    In the darkest hour of Italy’s modern banking system, the Catholic banker Roberto Calvi was found dead, hanging under...

  9. February 9, 2014

    Italy rejects ‘bad bank’ plan over credit rating fears

    Italy has rejected the idea of setting up a “bad bank” for fear that it will focus market attention on the exposure of...

  10. February 3, 2014

    UniCredit sells €700m loans batch to private equity group

    UniCredit, Italy's largest bank by assets, has sold €700m of non-performing loans to specialist private equity group AnaCap...

  11. February 2, 2014

    Intesa move reignites ‘bad bank’ debate

    Intesa Sanpaolo is working on plans to become the first Italian lender since the financial crisis to set up an internal “bad...

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    January 29, 2014

    Burning rubber, Pirelli edition

    Warning! Read the boiler plate here — Things are rarely straight-forward in corporate Italy, and what follows is no...

  13. January 28, 2014

    Intesa Sanpaolo repays ECB crisis loan

    Intesa Sanpaolo has become the first Italian bank to repay the crisis loans it took from the European Central Bank two years...

  14. January 27, 2014

    Banco Popolare €1.5bn rights issue sends bank shares down

    Shares in Italian banks fell sharply on Monday after Banco Popolare, Italy’s fifth-largest bank by assets, announced a...

  15. January 12, 2014

    Investors warm to Spanish banks

    A gulf is opening between the cost of funding for Spanish lenders and their less trusted Italian counterparts. The two...

  16. January 1, 2014

    European banks: a tale of two models

    The masters of the universe are humbled. Politicians, regulators and the public have come to disdain investment bankers. And...

  17. December 18, 2013

    Italy steps up supervision of lenders

    As Spain’s banking sector consolidates, in Italy the central bank has increased supervision of the country’s lenders ahead...

  18. December 2, 2013

    Big companies in end-of-year bond rush

    Large corporate borrowers seeking to raise the last batch of funding for 2013 could sell close to $30bn in investment-grade...

  19. November 27, 2013

    Tougher regime for Turkish banks amid moves to temper credit boom

    By 2023, the centenary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey, the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to establish...

  20. October 23, 2013

    Stress tests dent appetite for bank stocks

    Equity markets in London fell on Wednesday after nine days of gains as profit-taking swept across Asia and Europe to drive...

  21. October 15, 2013

    Alitalia shareholders agree rescue package

    Alitalia shareholders on Tuesday approved a rescue plan backed by Italy’s coalition government that includes a €300m capital...

  22. October 8, 2013

    Ailing banks emerge as Italy’s elephant in the room

    From the top floor of UniCredit’s gleaming new skyscraper in Milan, where Italy’s largest bank by assets moved last week,...

  23. October 4, 2013

    Week in review, October 5

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Shareholders claim scalps of Italian...

  24. October 2, 2013

    Forward guidance on bank share prices from the ECB

    It is only a few steps from forward guidance on interest rates to forward guidance on share prices, and the European Central...

  25. October 1, 2013

    Intesa keeps ousted CEO for six months

    When does quitting as chief executive of a bank mean not really quitting? When the bank is Italy’s Intesa Sanpaolo. The...

  26. September 30, 2013

    Intesa Sanpaolo: looking inward again

    Running a bank is becoming an even more perilous occupation than managing a football team. Since June four European banks –...

  27. September 29, 2013

    Intesa CEO quits after clash with shareholders

    Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy’s largest retail bank, has appointed longstanding manager Carlo Messina as chief executive after...

  28. September 24, 2013

    Intesa Sanpaolo chief Enrico Cucchiani fights efforts to oust him

    The chief executive of Italy’s biggest retail bank is fighting efforts by his chairman and one of the bank’s leading...

  29. September 24, 2013

    Telecom Italia: wires uncrossed

    Machinations have been rumoured at debt-laden Telecom Italia for so long that investors could be forgiven for hanging up....

  30. September 24, 2013

    Telefónica eyes Brazil deal after sealing Telecom Italia control

    Telecom Italia’s Italian shareholders have struck a deal with Telefónica for the Spanish operator to gradually increase its...

  31. September 23, 2013

    Telefónica nears deal on Telecom Italia stake

    Telefónica is close to agreeing a deal to take a larger stake in Telecom Italia’s controlling shareholder pact to resolve a...

  32. September 17, 2013

    Mediobanca: what is a bank worth?

    A side order of bank with your insurer, sir? Mediobanca might be a big name in the world of Italian banking, but equity...

  33. September 9, 2013

    Monte dei Paschi: going in circles

    The palio – the spectacular horse race that takes place twice every summer in the Italian city of Siena – always ends in...

  34. September 2, 2013

    Mining and telecoms lead Europe’s surge

    European equity markets firmed as manufacturing activity in China boosted the region’s miners and metals producers while...

  35. August 27, 2013

    Financials feel the force of EM sell-off

    Financial stocks in Europe most exposed to emerging market assets found themselves nursing heavy losses as the EM sell-off...

  36. August 26, 2013

    Italian stocks hit by fears of political uncertainty

    Italy’s FTSE MIB underperformed the broader pan-European FTSE Eurofirst 300 on Monday after renewed political uncertainty...

  37. August 20, 2013

    Italian business: No way back

    Over six decades, Cesare Geronzi ascended to the summit of Italian finance. Every step of the way, he took three scarlet...

  38. August 19, 2013

    Cement makers hit by emerging markets pain

    Bid activity helped mitigate some of the pain felt in European equity markets after an emerging market-led sell-off was felt...

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