Unipol keen to sell Alitalia stake

Italian insurer Unipol would sell its 0.3 per cent stake in Alitalia if it were asked to do so as part of ongoing talks with Abu Dhabi airline Etihad about investing in the Italian carrier, its chief executive said yesterday. “It is not a large stake. If we were asked to (as part of negotiations with Etihad) we would sell,” Carlo Cimbri said on the sidelines of a presentation. Etihad has been looking into a possible investment in Alitalia since the beginning of 2014.