unicredit spa-144a adr (UNCFY) Key Developments
Prelios, Fortress Reportedly In Discussion To Acquire Unicredit Credit Management Bank
Dec 1 14
Prelios S.p.A. (BIT:PRS) and Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) are negotiating with UniCredit S.p.A. (BIT:UCG) to acquire Unicredit Credit Management Bank S.p.A., Reuters reported on November 27, 2014, citing a source close to the matter. The source said that further progress is still required, but another source told Reuters that the parties have ‘reached a deal’.
Fortress, Prelios Reportedly Near To Buy Unicredit NPL Unit
Nov 25 14
Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) and Prelios S.p.A. (BIT:PRS) are close to an agreement to purchase the NPL unit UniCredit S.p.A. (BIT:UCG), wire services reported. The agreement will be reached in a few weeks, according to people with knowledge of the plan. Fortress is in exclusive talks buy Unicredit Credit Management Bank S.p.A. along with €2.5 billion in soured loans, is working out legal details of the deal, said two people who asked not to be identified because the matter isn’t public. Prelios has teamed up with Fortress on the transaction, has an option to buy 25% of the new company’s equity from Fortress when the deal goes through and may sell the stake to a third party, one of the people said. Fortress is offering €300 million for the servicing platform and about €250 million for the assets, a discount of 90% to the nominal value, the people said.
Unicredit Presents at FT Banking Summit 2014, Nov-26-2014 12:10 PM
Nov 24 14
Unicredit Presents at FT Banking Summit 2014, Nov-26-2014 12:10 PM. Venue: INTERCONTINENTAL LONDON PARK LANE, One Hamilton Place, London W1J 7QY, United Kingdom. Speakers: Jean Pierre Mustier, Deputy General Manager - Head of CIB Division.
UniCredit Reportedly Shortlists Three Bidders For Sale Of Former Milan Headquarters
Nov 24 14
UniCredit S.p.A. (BIT:UCG) has shortlisted three bidders to continue talks with for selling its former headquarters in Milan in a deal estimated to be worth nearly €400 million, reported business daily Il Sole 24 Ore quoting well-informed sources. Hines Interests Limited Partnership with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority; Prelios S.p.A. (BIT:PRS) teamed with London & Regional Properties Limited; and The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) are the three shortlisted candidates to buy UniCredit's Palazzo Broggi on Milan's Piazza Cordusio, which the banking group left after moving to UniCredit Tower in Milan. The three bidders left in the race plan to convert the building into a shopping mall, Il Sole said, quoting rumours.
UniCredit Reportedly Resumes Talks With Lone Star Funds For Unicredit Credit Management
Nov 21 14
UniCredit S.p.A. (BIT:UCG) has resumed talks with Lone Star Funds on the sale of its Unicredit Credit Management Bank S.p.A. as negotiations with a consortium made of Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) and Prelios S.p.A. (BIT:PRS) are stalling, reported Reuters citing sources. UniCredit entered exclusive negotiations with Fortress and Prelios on October 24, 2014, hoping to seal the sale of its UniCredit Credit Management Bank (UCCMB) unit in a reasonable amount of time. The sources said, "However, the deadline to complete the exclusive talks expired two weeks ago without a deal, as UniCredit and the Fortress-led consortium could not reach agreement on some financial details." The sources said that in the meantime, UniCredit has restarted talks with Lone Star, which had also been shortlisted for the sale. One of the sources said that Fortress and Prelios remain in pole position for the deal. Sources said that UniCredit could pocket €700 million from the sale.