Euromoney 2013 – Awards for excellence

Date Monday, July 15, 2013

UniCredit has won five prestigious awards attributed by Euromoney, one of the leading international business magazines worldwide. The Euromoney Awards for excellence are assigned by a jury. Independent journalists, experts in the respective areas, recommend the candidates after extensive research, the analysis of the submission by the respective bank and are actively involved in the decision-making process with Euromoney's editorial board.

UniCredit won three country categories and two regional awards with the following explanatory statements by Euromoney:

Best Bank in Italy - UniCredit led $20.6 billion-equivalent of debt-raising for Italian issuers for the 12 months under review in 56 deals, giving it a market share close to 20%, almost double that of main local competitor

Best Bank in Austria – UniCredit Bank Austria is the only big Austrian bank to have neither reported losses nor received state aid since the financial crisis

Best Bank in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Growth and profitability were maintained in the first quarter of 2013, and an emphasis on innovation looked set to ensure another strong result in 2013

Best Cash Management House in CEE - UniCredit introduced more than 50 payment and collection products throughout the network last year, and the pace of innovation at the bank in cash management in Central and Eastern Europe looks likely to be maintained through 2013

Best Project Finance House in CEE - UniCredit continued to show the highest degree of geographical diversification of any CEE-focused project, providing project finance loans in a total of seven countries including Poland, Turkey, and Russia, as well as such markets as Bulgaria, Slovakia, Romania and the Czech Republic