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UniCredit announces that the Prospectus in relation to the rights offering and admission to listing on the Mercato Telematico Azionario organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. (MTA), on the regulated market (General Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse) and on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (Giełda Papierów Wartościowych w Warszawie SA) of ordinary shares of UniCredit S.p.A, approved by the Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting of 16 November 2009 is now available on the website www.unicreditgroup.eu
Milan, 8 January 2010
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Any public offer of the shares indicated herein will be made solely on the basis of the prospectus approved by Consob and notified to the German Financial Supervisory Authority and to the Polish Financial Supervision Commission.