Financier Romain Zaleski will ask his creditor banks for a two-year extension on 3 billion euros ($4 billion) of debt at his Carlo Tassara SpA holding company, Il Sole 24 Ore reported, without saying where it got the information.
Carlo Tassara SpA, the holding company owned by French investor Romain Zaleski, may sell its Polish lender Alior Bank SA by next year, Il Sole 24 Ore reported, without saying where it obtained the information.
PZU SA, Poland’s largest insurer, is in talks with private equity funds to jointly bid for Alior Bank SA, the Warsaw-based lender owned by French investor Romain Zaleski, as part of its plan to diversify investments.
Alior Bank SA, the fastest-growing Polish lender, is seeking to sell as much as 2.5 billion zloty ($773 million) of shares in what is set to be the biggest initial public offering by a private Polish company.
Alior Bank SA jumped on its first day of trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange after selling 2.1 billion zloty ($672 million) of shares in the biggest initial public offering by a private Polish company.
Warsaw equity sales in January, the largest in Europe, beat the total value of last year’s deals and will rise more with a KBC Groep NV sale as Poland boosts investments to spur the economy and lenders shore up finances.
Alior Bank SA, whose initial public offering was the biggest in Warsaw last year, jumped to the highest level since its December debut after Barclays Plc, Morgan Stanley and Renaissance Capital recommended buying the Polish lender.
Edison SpA , Italy’s second-largest power producer, is weighing a capital increase of more than 1 billion euros ($1.32 billion) to strengthen its balance sheet as unprofitable gas-supply contracts threaten to further erode earnings, said people with direct knowledge of the situation.