Press release pursuant to Article 70, paragraph 7, letter a) of Consob Regulation 11971/99 (Regolamento Emittenti)
The Board of Directors of UniCredit S.p.A. approved in its meeting of 27 April 2022 the merger plan (progetto di fusione) of the merger by absorption of UniCredit Services S.C.p.A. ("UniCredit Services"), as absorbed company, into UniCredit S.p.A. ("UniCredit"), as absorbing company (the "Merger").
Following the European Central Bank authorization pursuant to Article 57 of the Legislative Decree September 1st 1993 n. 385 (Italian Banking Act), in accordance with Article 70, paragraph 7, letter a) of Consob Regulation 11971/99 (Regolamento Emittenti), the following documents relating to the Merger have been made available to the public today at the registered office of UniCredit:
- the Merger plan approved by the Board of Directors of the companies participating in the Merger on 26 April 2022 for UniCredit Services and on 27 April 2022 for UniCredit;
- balance sheets of the last three years of the companies participating in the Merger.
The documents will be made available to the public during the thirty days period prior to the merger resolution and until the merger resolution is adopted. The shareholders have the right to access the documents and obtain copy of them.
The same documents are available on the internet website of UniCredit - within the section Governance, Corporate transactions - at the following address: https://www.unicreditgroup.eu as well as on the authorized storage mechanism "eMarket STORAGE" managed by Spafid Connect S.p.A. (www.emarketstorage.com).
The Merger plan has been filed for registration with the Companies' Register held by the Chamber of Commerce of Milan, Monza, Brianza and Lodi.
Since UniCredit, on the execution date of the merger deed, will hold 100% of the share capital of UniCredit Services, the Merger will be approved by the Board of Directors of UniCredit, as absorbing company, pursuant to Article 2505, paragraph 2, of the Italian Civil Code and as per the company's by-laws, without prejudice to the right granted to shareholders pursuant to Article 2505, paragraph 3, of the Italian Civil Code.
Therefore, a notice informing the Shareholders of UniCredit of the exercise of their rights pursuant to Article 2505, paragraph 3, of the Italian Civil Code will be made available to them.
Milan, 27 July 2022
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