EEMEA market round-up: Ukraine
Italy’s Intesa has won the battle to acquire an 85.42% stake in Ukrsotsbank, Ukraine’s fourth-largest bank. The bank has 527 branches and serves more than 660,000 customers. Banca Intesa says that it values the bank at $1.3 billion and that its total investment will amount to $1.61 billion, including the share capital increase. Intesa already owns banks in Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia and Serbia & Montenegro.