UniCreditSpA completed the placement of approximately 60.7 million existingordinary shares in unit FinecoBankSpA to institutional investors at a price of €5.40 per share.
Gross proceeds of the placement, which represents 10% ofFinecoBank's issued share capital, amounted to approximately €328 million, representing a discount of approximately6% to the last pre-announcement closing price of the unit. The funds areestimated to result in an increase of approximately 8 basis points in thegroup's common equity Tier 1 ratio.
Closing of the placement will take place July 14. Followingcompletion of the placement, UniCredit will continue to hold a majorityshareholding in FinecoBank, corresponding to 55.4% of the company's sharecapital.
UBS Ltd. and UniCredit Corporate & Investment Bankingacted as joint book runners of the placement.