Press: Shortlist of Alitalia buyers to be named

The Italian Treasury is expected to unveil a shortlist of five-to-six potential buyers for Alitalia on Tuesday, out of the initial 11 bidders that showed an interest in the airline, reports La Repubblica in its Tuesday Internet edition. The shortlist should include: UniCredit SpA (UC.MI), Italian airline Air One, which is financially backed by Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (ISP.MI), private-equity funds Texas Pacific Group, Terra Firma Investments, Matlin Patterson Global Advisers and Carlo de Benedetti’s private equity fund Management & Capitali, reported Monday Italian news agency ANSA.
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