MILAN/ABU DHABI Jan 11 Abu Dhabi's Aabar
Investments is set to buy into an upcoming 13 billion euro ($14
billion) share issue at UniCredit to keep its 5
percent stake in Italy's biggest bank unchanged, three sources
familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
UniCredit is expected to launch its jumbo share sale next
month as it strives to bolster its capital under new Chief
Executive Jean Pierre Mustier.
One of the sources said Aabar had confidence in the bank's
To keep its stake at the current level, Aabar would need to
invest around 650 million euros.
UniCredit and Aabar had no comment.
($1 = 0.9505 euros)
(Reporting by Paola Arosio and Stanley Carvalho)