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Intesa Consults Investors Ahead of Possible Generali Deal: Sources

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA is sounding out investors about a possible combination with Assicurazioni Generali SpA and weighing which of the insurer’s assets it might sell, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Intesa Chief Executive Officer Carlo Messina is …

Intesa’s Interest in Generali Is ‘Strategically Questionable’: Opinion

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA is one of the few Italian banks that could accurately claim to be strong, profitable and shareholder-friendly. Generali’s Market Value: €23 billion It’s curious, therefore, that CEO Carlo Messina seems intent on jeopardizing that record with a …

Intesa Says Possible Generali Bid Is Just One of Many Options Being Eyed

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA said it’s weighing a potential takeover of Assicurazioni Generali SpA and described a possible bid as a “case study” that is only one of many options the Italian bank is considering. The Turin-based bank responded in a …

Allianz Has $3.2B to Spend on M&A, but ‘Disciplined’ Approach Is Needed

Allianz SE Chief Executive Officer Oliver Baete has 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion) to spend on acquisitions and is scouting for targets from Australia to Italy. Rushing into a deal would be a mistake, according to some investors and analysts. …

Intesa’s Generali Gamble Carries Risks for Predator and Prey

An expected bid by Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy’s biggest retail bank, for the country’s largest insurance company is a bold gamble that has stunned the cozy world of Italian finance and carries risks for both predator and prey. The extent of what Intesa …

Intesa’s Interest in Generali Merger Has ‘No Obvious Logic’: Opinion

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA’s interest in combining with insurer Assicurazioni Generali SpA has no obvious logic to it. If the lender has a cunning plan to make it work, it needs to reveal it. For now, Intesa says simply that it’s …

Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Confirms It Is Eyeing a Merger with Generali

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA said it’s considering a merger with Assicurazioni Generali SpA, a deal that would reshape Italy’s financial industry by combining its second-biggest bank and largest insurer. “Possible industrial combinations with Assicurazioni Generali are currently being examined by the …

Opinion: Does an Allianz-Generali Merger Make Sense? Perhaps Not…

The last time Italian insurer Assicurazioni Generali SpA was rumoured to be in play, the supposed bidder, France’s AXA SA, said such a costly and complex deal would “make no sense at all.” This time, the interest comes from an …

Allianz, Intesa Sanpaolo Eyeing Generali Deal: News Report

Allianz SE, Europe’s largest insurer, and Intesa Sanpaolo SpA are interested in Assicurazioni Generali SpA, Italian newspaper La Stampa reported Sunday, without citing anyone. Intesa is studying a “possible operation” with regard to the Italian insurer, La Stampa reported, without …

Allianz Eyes Purchasing Generali’s French Operations: Sources

Allianz SE, Europe’s largest insurer, is in discussions with Assicurazioni Generali SpA as it weighs a bid for the company’s French operations, according to people familiar with the matter. Allianz executives are uncertain whether a combination with the French insurance …