UniCredit (rated Aa3/A/A) has today issued a new 2 year senior benchmark in size of Euro 1 billion at a spread of 95 bps over 3 month Euribor. The conditions were set following a book building process at originally +95 /+100 bps, and due to the strong demand consequently closed at the narrow end. The final order book exceeded € 1.6 billion.
Societe Generale, UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking are acting as joint bookrunners. The transaction has been widely distributed among institutional investors: banks (48%), asset managers (38%), central banks (8.3%) and insurance companies (3.7%), with the following geographic breakdown: Italy (19.5%), Germany (17.6%), Benelux (12.5%), France (12%), UK/Ireland (11%).
The bonds from part of the UniCredit's outstanding benchmark curve and are documented under the Euro Medium Term Notes Program. Listing will be on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
Milan, September 7, 2010
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