Tag Archives: UNICREDIT

Olivier Vigneron to succeed Stuart Lewis as Deutsche Bank’s Group Chief Risk Officer effective June 1, 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 22-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK), Germany’s leading multinational investment bank and financial services company, has announced the appointment of Olivier Vigneron as the bank’s Group Chief Risk Officer in effect as of June 1, … Read the full press release

UniCredit and EIB to mobilise €2.5 billion to help Italian businesses recover from the COVID-19 crisis

The EIB will use the Pan-European Guarantee Fund (EGF) to facilitate UniCredit lending to large, medium and small companies Around 100 large and mid-corporates and more than 10,000 SMEs across Italy stand to benefit Long-term loans and working-capital financing available … Read the full press release

UniCredit earns leading status in over thirty categories and geographies in this year’s Euromoney Trade Finance Survey

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 8-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces that it has been recognised as the best global trade finance bank for customer service in this year’s Euromoney Trade Finance Survey. UniCredit consolidates its market-leading position picking up 31 awards … Read the full press release

UniCredit Group certified as great place to work in all of Europe for the fourth time in a row

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces that its exceptional employee offering has been officially certified by Top Employers Institute, reaffirming the Group’s status as a great place to work. The European level Top Employers Certification was awarded … Read the full press release

UniCredit wins multiple accolades at World’s Best Private Banks Awards for 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 14-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian global banking and financial services company, UniCredit has been recognised as the Best Private Bank in Central and Eastern Europe for 2021 by Global Finance, for the 6th year in a row. … Read the full press release

Aviva plc to sell its holdings in Aviva Vita to UBI Banca for €400 million

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva plc (LON: AV), a British multinational insurance company, has announced that it will divest its entire 80% shareholding in the Italian life insurance joint venture, Aviva Vita S.p.A., to its partner UBI … Read the full press release

Webuild announces the acquisition of 65% of Astaldi

Progetto Italia: New group to have more than 70,000 direct, indirect employees in 50 countries, order backlog of more than €40 billion The Group to continue to support relaunch of infrastructure sector in Italy along with supply chain of small- … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered welcomes Michael Spiegel as its Global Head, Transaction Banking

Kai Fehr joins Bank as Head of Trade Lisa Robins retires from banking after distinguished career (PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 6-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services company, Standard Chartered announces the appointment of Michael Spiegel as Global … Read the full press release

UniCredit to support social entrepreneurship through its sponsorship in Finance 4 Social Change

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces its participation in the Finance 4 Social Change (F4SC) project as the Main Partner.Through UniCredit’s Social Impact Banking (SIB) programme and in line with the Bank’s strong commitment to building a … Read the full press release

UniCredit ELITE CEE Lounge welcomes 8 new SMEs from Central and Eastern European countries

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN/LONDON, 19-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces 8 new companies joining the UniCredit ELITE CEE Lounge today. ELITE and UniCredit established UniCredit CEE Lounge to leverage the London Stock Exchange Group’s ELITE platform to support the growth of … Read the full press release

UniCredit confirms commitment on human rights and fundamental labour rights to the highest international standards

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 23-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit today announced the signing of a Global Framework Agreement (GFA) with UNI Global Union [1]. The agreement will strengthen the dialogue between the two parties on human rights and fundamental labour rights and confirms … Read the full press release

Generali’s new € 500 million subordinated bond attracted around 450 orders for more than € 6.5 billion, over 13 times the target size

(PRESS RELEASE) TRIESTE, 22-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Generali today launched a subordinated bond with a 10 years bullet format targeting institutional investors for an overall amount of € 500 million. At the initial yield guidance of 4.625%, the issuance attracted around … Read the full press release

UniCredit’s Core bank NPE ratio was 4.3% in Q3 2018, in line with its EBA sample peers

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Statement with reference to recent media reporting on the non-binding recommendation of the ECB to all banks directly supervised by the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) regarding the coverage of the secured and unsecured NPL … Read the full press release

UniCredit and SACE SIMEST support Venchi’s € 9 million capital increase of its subsidiary Venchi Greater China Ltd. of Hong Kong

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit and SACE SIMEST, the export and internationalization hub of the CDP Group, support the international expansion of Venchi, par excellence symbol of Italian high-quality chocolate and ice cream. Double initiative to support the famous company, originally from … Read the full press release

UniCredit successfully completed seven of nine IPOs on Italian main market since the beginning of 2017 for a total market value of more than EUR 3.7bn

MILAN, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (19 October 2018), Piovan, a leading automation solutions provider, started trading on the Milan Stock Exchange following the successful completion of its IPO. UniCredit acted as a Joint Global Coordinator in the transaction. The bank’s … Read the full press release

UniCredit’s internal digital collaboration platform winner at Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards 2018

The prestigious award was given in the “Workforce Experience” category MILAN, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit MarketPlace won the Silver award in the Workforce Experience category at the prestigious Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards2018. The awards ceremony took place yesterday in Lisbon.  The MarketPlace is … Read the full press release

EBRD loans EUR 5.1 million to UniCredit in Serbia for boosting energy efficiency

UniCredit Bank Serbia receives Din 600 million loan for boosting energy efficiency. Programme to support investments in private homes to improve energy performance and generate savings. Finance provided under EBRD €85 million Green Economy Financing Facility for the Western Balkans. … Read the full press release

Poste Italiane and UniCredit to establish partnerships in the consumer credit market

The agreement forms part of Poste Italiane’s strategy to establish partnerships with leading banking groups for the distribution of financial products ROME, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Poste Italiane and UniCredit have signed today a letter of intent, with the aim … Read the full press release

we.trade demonstrates the power of blockchain technology during first live trades on the platform

UTRETCH, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — we.trade today (3 July 2018) confirmed that the first live trades have taken place on the platform. Over the last week several companies have executed trades, via 5 banks. These trades signify the first commercially viable … Read the full press release

UniCredit to increase its strategic stake to 10.3 per cent in Kepler Cheuvreux

MILAN, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit (acting through UniCredit Bank AG) today announced that, following seven  years of highly successful partnership in equity capital markets (ECM) activities, it will increase its strategic stake in Kepler Cheuvreux, the leading Pan European … Read the full press release

UniCredit workshop on the wine sector in Italy at the Vinitaly trade fair

VERONA, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (April 17, 2018) in the splendid surroundings of the Vinitaly trade fair, UniCredit organised a workshop to show market operators its Industry Book 2018 – the bank’s annual study on trends, competitive dynamics and the growth outlook in the … Read the full press release

UniCredit and Alibaba.com launch a series of marketing initiatives promoting Alibaba.com international website to Italian exporters

UniCredit launches Easy Export to provide clients with a tailor-made offering including banking, logistics and online marketing services UniCredit collaborates with Alibaba.com to enhance international export opportunities for Italian businesses through various marketing initiatives MILAN, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit and … Read the full press release

UniCredit: Filarmonica della Scala will play seventeen international concerts in 2018

17 concerts in nine countries Independent orchestra dedicated to the symphonic repertoire MILAN, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2018, Filarmonica della Scala will play seventeen international concerts from January and September, on three tours led by Riccardo Chailly, Christoph Eschenbach, Daniel … Read the full press release

Global Finance magazine names UniCredit “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2018” in Austria

UniCredit Bank Austria has been awarded the “Best Foreign Exchange Provider Award 2018” by US business magazine “Global Finance” VIENNA, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit was named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2018” in Austria by the US business magazine “Global Finance” … Read the full press release

Jörg Pietzner to lead UniCredit’s Investor Relations

MILAN, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit has appointed Jörg Pietzner to be the new Head of Investor Relations. He will take up the position during the first quarter of 2018 and will report to Mirko Bianchi, Chief Financial Officer. Jörg is … Read the full press release

UniCredit recognised by Euromoney in several categories in this years’ Awards for Excellence

UniCredit received Five Awards for Excellence by Euromoney MILAN/LONDON, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit has been recognised by Euromoney, the leading global financial publication, in several categories in this years’ prestigious Awards for Excellence which was announced at a gala dinner … Read the full press release

UniCredit Reaches Agreement With MBCredit Solutions On Disposal of Non-performing Unsecured Credit Portfolio in Italy

MILAN, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit today has  reached an agreement with MBCredit Solutions (“MBCS”)  in relation to the disposal on a non-recourse basis (pro-soluto) of a non performing unsecured consumer credit  portfolio, in Italy. The portfolio consists entirely of Italian … Read the full press release

UniCredit the only Italian bank to present at the first digital start up fair “Global StartUp Expo”

International Investors, global companies and Italian startups will come together on 19 and 20 November via an internet platform to identify business opportunities #MadeinItaly #StartUpExpo #GSE MILAN, 20-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit will be the only Italian bank present on … Read the full press release

UniCredit and the European Works Council announce the signing of joint declaration on responsible sales

MILAN, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit and the European Works Council (EWC) announce, today, the signing of a joint declaration on responsible sales, the first joint declaration at transnational level (company/European employees’ representatives) to be signed in Italy on this … Read the full press release

UniCredit appointed Mr. Carlo Vivaldi as the Head of Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) Division effective 16th February 2015

MILAN, 12-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — During today’s meeting, the Board of Directors of UniCredit has appointed, effective as of 16th February 2015, Mr. Carlo Vivaldi as the Head of Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) Division. In this function Mr. Vivaldi … Read the full press release