Unione di Banche Italiane SpA (UBI.MI)
* UBI tipped in the press as potential Monte dei Paschi buyer
BRESCIA, Italy, April 6 UBI Banca is confident it can meet a forecast of significantly better 2018 results after a good start to the year, the chief executive of the Italian bank said on Friday.
* HAS RECEIVED AUTHORISATION FROM ECB TO IMPLEMENT A MODEL CHANGE
* SAYS DENIES CATEGORICALLY THE EXISTENCE OF OPEN FILE AND ANY KIND OF NEGOTIATION WITH MPS Source text for Eikon:
Feb 9 UBI Banca CEO Victor Massiah tells analyst call:
MILAN, Feb 9 UBI Banca said on Friday it planned to sell a "substantial package" of bad loans over the next three years in an acceleration of efforts to clean up its balance sheet.
MILAN Further consolidation in the banking industry is inevitable to help the sector cope with rising regulatory costs and the required hefty investments in technology, the head of Italy's UBI Banca said.
MILAN, Jan 31 Further consolidation in the banking industry is inevitable to help the sector cope with rising regulatory costs and the required hefty investments in technology, the head of Italy's UBI Banca said.
* ECB HAS SET NEW MINIMUM CET1 RATIO REQUIREMENT OF 8.625% Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan newsroom)
* REGULAR UPDATES ON BAD LOAN PLANS IS REQUIRED BY ECB FROM ALL BANKS, NOT JUST UBI