Alitalia dossier: twist, Lotito comes into play
One to zero all square: the SS Lazio partner of FS, Mef and Delta?
It lacked only this one: in the "bets" list to identify the investor who will support Ferrovie dello Stato in the new Alitalia shareholder, after Atlantia and the family of the Toto builder, here comes back a name already joined in the past to the Alitalia situation: the one by Claudio Lotito. He himself, the patron of the white-celestial football team from the Lazio region, which according to what was written by "Milano Finanza", from the ECA assembly (European Club Association which brings together European football clubs) held in Malta, spoke about the possible entry into the Group called to save Italian former flagship company: "Alitalia? There is interest on our part. We are working on the dossier. We are used, as a group, to analyze and evaluate projects carefully when they are submitted to us, as in this case "On Alitalia there are jobs in progress, I can't say more", he said.
One who comes, one who goes ... And while the president of Lazio thinks about it, to be recorded the possible expulsion (assuming that there was ever really an approach) of Atlantia -the holding controlled by the Benetton which controls Autostrade- from Alitalia dossier, as it is on the other hand predictable that it will happen if the Court of Auditors will give its green light after the yes to the rule on the revocation of the current motorway concessions. Meanwhile, the time is tight again: on the 15th of this month the deadline for the presentation of the binding offer of Ferrovie dello Stato, Ministry of Economy and Finance and Delta Air Lines will expire again, but the 30% share is still missing of the fourth investor, who in fact is not there. In the meantime, the board of directors of Ferrovie is expected between 12 and 13 June, during which it will also try to assess the situation in view of the deadline of the 15th. And already it is imagined another postponement...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency