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Monday, 30 May 2016

Twist at Generali offers hope for Italian business

Great leap forward

A rebel board member has pushed the Italian insurer into saying it will retain cross shareholdings only if they make financial sense. It's a blow for chairman and power broker Cesare Geronzi but a welcome challenge to cosy ties in Italian business that harm shareholder value.

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