Italian government, reportedly concerned that neither of the consortia led by Aeroflot and Air One is in position to mount a successful bid for struggling flag carrier Alitalia, invited US private equity firm MatlinPatterson Global Advisors back into the competition, according to a statement from the national treasury cited by numerous press reports from Rome. MatlinPatterson previously expressed interest in AZ as part of a group that included TPG (formerly Texas Pacific Group), but the ...

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