Futurism to Arte Povera: Italy’s quest for a modern artistic identity
Utterly different movements define the 20th century – one looking forward, the other harking to the past
Investing in Slovakia’s cultural future
How the Mal’ba art contest shapes artistic heritage
La Vie en Rose: inside Intesa Sanpaolo’s Paris branch
With increasing international investment, a strong focus on innovation and the headquarters of some of the world’s biggest global companies, France is special, believes Adriana Saitta, general manager of Intesa Sanpaolo’s Paris branch.
I was looking for different challenges, to get out of my comfort zone
For Hedi El Karoui working for an Italian bank in Dubai could hardly be more perfect
Eurizon Capital unveils its new securitized investment fund
The asset management arm of Intesa Sanpaolo has launched a fund designed to stimulate the real economy and its financing through the consolidated structured credit market
Italian Pop art: ripe for rediscovery
After being ignored for decades, Italian Pop artists – such as Enrico Baj and Giosetta Fioroni – are gaining recognition outside their homeland. Their work, says Alastair Smart, exemplifies the cultural confidence of the Sixties
Dubai hub: oil, gas and beyond
Umer Sultan, head of global banking and transactions for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, tells Giulia Rhodes how a deal with Egypt’s leading oil company is the sign of a healthy market in the area covered by the Dubai hub.
Living abroad is like a gift box that stays open, filling up with new experiences and new challenges
Chiara Yu Long says working for Intesa Sanpaolo has helped her to fulfil a childhood dream.
A nation in profile
The Italian artist Luciano Fabro produced 40 sculptures in the boot-like shape of his homeland, several examples of which belong to Intesa Sanpaolo. But, asks Alastair Smart, was he making a political statement?
Banking in Spain: Natural allies exploit common ground
Intesa Sanpaolo is a leading bank in Spain as well as Italy, with particular strength in the corporate bond market. Robert Galbraith meets Marco Pizzi, the organisation’s head in Madrid, who suggests its success is partly explained by shared Mediterranean sensibilities.
Intesa Sanpaolo keeps swiftly ahead in international payment transfer tech
Following the Swift Global Payments Innovation guidelines presentation at Sibos 2016, Intesa Sanpaolo, next year, will be one of only five banks worldwide to provide this faster, clearer and better tracked cross-border payment service.
You can now adore Maìno’s masterpieces at the National Gallery until January 29
“The Adoration of the Shepherds" and “The Adoration of the Kings”, on loan from the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, can now be admired in the UK for the first time. Sponsored by Intesa Sanpaolo and Intesa Sanpaolo Private Banking.