UniCredit Group

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UniCredit Group is "a major international financial institution with strong roots in 22 European countries and an international network present in approximately 50 markets, with 9,578 branches and more than 162,000 employees."[1] The group operates in Austria Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.[1] Founded as a merger of several Italian banks in 1998, the company headquarters are located in Milan.

Record and Controversies

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  • Marianna Li Calzi, a Member of the Board of Directors Since October 2008, was an expert at the Tax Advisory and Inspective Service of the Italian Ministry of the Economy and Finance from 2001 to 2007. She was also an Italian Member of Parliament from 1994 to 2001 and was Undersecretary of State to the Home Office in the Berlusconi Government.[2]
  • Former Board Member Nikolaus von Bomhard, is a Member of the Advisory Board of Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).[3][4]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 UniCredit Group, About us, accessed 10 February 2011.
  2. UniCredit Group, Board of Directors > Marianna Li Calzi, accessed 10 February 2011.
  3. UniCredit Group, "Ad-hoc-Meldung/Ad hoc Release nach § 15 WpHG/pursuant to § 15 of the German Securities Trading Act Capital increase for BA-CA exchange offer and nomination of new BoD candidates," Press Release 30 November 2005, accessed 10 February 2011.
  4. Bloomberg Businessweek, UNICREDIT SPA, accessed 10 February 2011.