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Telecom Italia open to foreign investors – chairman

Wednesday 20 May 2015 | 15:31 CET | News
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Telecom Italia's chairman Giuseppe Recchi has emphasised that the operator remains open to the involvement of foreign investors as French media group Vivendi prepares to become the biggest shareholder in the company. "We refute the logic that foreign investments in Telecom Italia are dangerous: whoever brings capital and know-how contributes to making our group stronger, regardless of whether the investor is Italian or foreign," said Recchi at a shareholders meeting held to approve amendments to board appointment rules. Under the new rules, whichever slate wins more votes at a shareholder

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Companies: GVT / Telecom Italia / Telefonica / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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