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The steelmaker is currently under the watch of the government-appointed special commissioner Piero Nardi, and the identities of the contenders placing the non-binding offers have been kept quiet by the Italian government.
In this video, Steel First reporter Alexandra Chapman outlines who the potential bidders could be, according to market sources and analysts.
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Ill-fated Italian long steel products producer Lucchini, which has been up for sale since 2010, has received nine bids as the tender process progresses.