Log in
Show password
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
New member
Sign up for FREE
New customer
Discover our services
Dynamic quotes 
  1. Homepage
  2. Equities
  3. Italy
  4. Borsa Italiana
  5. Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.
  6. News
  7. Summary
    ISP   IT0000072618


Delayed Quote. Delayed Borsa Italiana - 01/21 11:40:51 am
2.552 EUR   +0.02%
01/21INTESA SANPAOLO S P A : Public Offer
01/21INTESA SANPAOLO S.P.A. : Goldman Sachs keeps its Buy rating
01/20Italy's Poste eyes acquisition in payments sector - source
SummaryMost relevantAll NewsAnalyst Reco.Other languagesPress ReleasesOfficial PublicationsSector newsMarketScreener Strategies

Exclusive - Italy export credit agency may insure $567 million Russian Arctic LNG plant loan - sources

11/19/2021 | 10:32am EST
FILE PHOTO: Chief Executive Officer of Novatek company Mikhelson attends a meeting with Russian President Putin in Moscow

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's SACE may insure a loan of around 500 million euros ($567 million) for Novatek's Arctic LNG 2, two sources close to the matter told Reuters, amid calls by green EU lawmakers for export credit agencies not to support the $21 billion project.

Italy's Ambassador to Russia, Giorgio Starace, said on Thursday that financing will be provided by Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), which controls Italy's export credit agency SACE, and Intesa Sanpaolo.

In a letter in May, some members of the European Parliament had expressed concern about potential support by the French, German and Italian export credit agencies to Arctic LNG 2 which, they said, was not compatible with climate targets.

SACE and Intesa Sanpaolo both declined to comment.

The sources said the insurance deal had not been finalised, adding that due diligence was still underway on the financing, the size of which had not previously been reported.

The plant is expected to produce almost 20 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year in 2026.

The financing should be approved providing an agreement signed by Italy at last week's COP26 climate talks did not forbid it, the sources added.

Almost 200 nations, including Italy, that attended the U.N. climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, agreed to accelerate the phasing out of inefficient subsidies for fossil fuels.

Earlier this year, Novatek shareholders approved external financing of $11 billion for the Arctic project, which is expected to start production in 2023.

Leonid Mikhelson, head of the project's major shareholder Novatek, told Reuters on Friday that Italy provided the largest volumes of equipment and engineering service supplies among European contractors involved.

He did not give figures, but said the group behind the project was pleased with the cooperation with its Italian partners and was certain about its long-term nature.

In October, top management at Russia's largest LNG producer visited Rome to canvass support, while the head of Banca Intesa Russia said it was studying the deal, but no decision had as yet been taken.

One of the sources said the Italian financing would support two contracts: one worth 2.2 billion euros awarded to a joint venture between Saipem and Rönesans Holding A.S, and another for 560 million euros to Nuovo Pignone International.

($1 = 0.8819 euros)

(Additional reporting by Francesca Landini in Milan and Vladimir Soldatkin in Moscow; Editing by Alexander Smith)

By Giuseppe Fonte and Stephen Jewkes

ę Reuters 2021
Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
INTESA SANPAOLO S.P.A. 0.02% 2.552 Delayed Quote.12.23%
NOVATEK JOINT-STOCK COMPANY -1.47% 1605 End-of-day quote.-6.69%
SAIPEM S.P.A. -0.67% 1.9975 Delayed Quote.8.27%
All news about INTESA SANPAOLO S.P.A.
01/21INTESA SANPAOLO S P A : Public Offer
01/21INTESA SANPAOLO S.P.A. : Goldman Sachs keeps its Buy rating
01/20Italy's Poste eyes acquisition in payments sector - source
01/20INTESA SANPAOLO S.P.A. : Credit Suisse reiterates its Neutral rating
01/17INTESA SANPAOLO S P A : Early redemption / Cancellation / Delisting
01/14Notice of amendments of certain transaction documents
01/13INTESA SANPAOLO S.P.A. : Deutsche Bank keeps its Buy rating
01/12INTESA SANPAOLO S P A : Public Offer
01/12Research alert on Intesa Sanpaolo withdrawn
01/12Research alert on Intesa Sanpaolo withdrawn
More news
Analyst Recommendations on INTESA SANPAOLO S.P.A.
More recommendations
Sales 2021 20 711 M 23 492 M 23 492 M
Net income 2021 4 320 M 4 900 M 4 900 M
Net Debt 2021 - - -
P/E ratio 2021 11,7x
Yield 2021 7,51%
Capitalization 49 475 M 56 113 M 56 119 M
Capi. / Sales 2021 2,39x
Capi. / Sales 2022 2,38x
Nbr of Employees 97 600
Free-Float -
Duration : Period :
Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. Technical Analysis Chart | ISP | IT0000072618 | MarketScreener
Technical analysis trends INTESA SANPAOLO S.P.A.
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
Income Statement Evolution
Mean consensus BUY
Number of Analysts 26
Last Close Price 2,55 €
Average target price 2,88 €
Spread / Average Target 12,9%
EPS Revisions
Managers and Directors
Carlo Messina Chief Executive Officer, MD & Director
Stefano del Punta Treasurer
Gian Maria Gros-Pietro Chairman
Massimo Proverbio Chief IT, Digital & Innovation Officer
Paola Angeletti Chief Operating Officer
Sector and Competitors