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UNICREDIT: TIMETABLE OF THE CAPITAL INCREASE SUBJECT TO THE OBTAINING OF THE REGULATORY APPROVALS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAWS
Reference is made to the capital increase of up to Euro 4 billion (inclusive of share premium) by means of the issuance of ordinary shares with a nominal value of Euro 0.50 each to be pre-emptively offered to the ordinary shareholders and holders of saving shares and resolved by the Extraodinary Shareholdes Meeting held on 16 November 2009; notice is given that, the timetable of the pre-emptive offer will be the following, subject to the obtaining of the regulatory approvals required by applicable laws:
- pre-emptive rights must be exercised, and if not exercised will expire, from 11 January 2010 (included) to 29 January 2010 (included) in Italy and Germany, and from 14 January 2010 (included) to 29 January 2010 (included) in Poland.
- pre-emptive rights will be traded on the MTA from 11 January 2010 to 22 January 2010 and on the Warsaw Stock Exchange - Main Market from 14 January 2010 to 22 January 2010.
For the purpose of the public offering in Germany and Poland, it is envisaged that the prospectus, once approved, will be passported to the competent authorities in Germany and Poland, pursuant to Article 11, paragraph 1, of the Issuers' Regulation.
As anticipated on 30 December 2009, the Board of Directors Meeting will be held on 7 January at 9:30 am, date by which the obtaining of the regulatory approvals is expected, in order to determine the final terms and conditions of the capital increase.
Milan, 5 January 2010
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The Shares may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons (as such term is defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act) except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act. There will be no public offer of securities in the United States.
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Any offer of the Shares will be made solely on the basis of the prospectus to be approved by Consob and to be notified to the German Financial Supervisory Authority and to the Polish Financial Supervision Commission.