Global reinsurer Swiss Re has today announced its link to the Italian company, Autostrade per I’Italia, which manages the stretch of motorway in Genoa on which a 50-year-old highway bridge collapsed earlier this week, causing almost 40 fatalities.
On Tuesday (August 14) lunchtime, a 200-metre section of the motorway bridge in northern Italy gave way, claiming at least 38 lives. Following the tragedy, there have been calls for Autostrade per I’Italia’s parent company Atlantia (ATL.MI) to be stripped of its road concessions, according to a Reuters report.
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