UniCredit shares rose Monday after it confirmed plans for a $20 billion sale non-performing loans with Fortress FIG and PIMCO.
Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena has lost bailout support from two U.S. investment firms, Fortress and Elliot.
The soft revolution at Softbank under founder Masayoshi Son is transforming a phone company into a private-equity technology giant.
Wireless consolidation could pick up as the quiet period between bidders ends later in April.
France's largest asset manager is buying Pioneer for $3.8 billion