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Placement of shares of Banco de Sabadell
UniCredit S.p.A. ("UniCredit") informs that it has launched the placing of no. 38,760,548 shares of Banco de Sabadell, S.A., equal to approximately 3.23005% of the share capital of such company and representing the entire stake currently held by UniCredit.
Such placing will be carried out by Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited and Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG through an Accelerated Bookbuilding Offer addressed only to Institutional Investors.
UniCredit will provide the market with information on the terms of the transaction upon completion.
Milan, 10 November 2009
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