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Investor take-up in Intesa's bid for UBI reaches 43.5%

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Italy's second-biggest bank Intesa Sanpaolo has secured UBI shares accounting for just under 43.5% of the target's capital on the second last day of its takeover bid, bourse data showed on Monday.

MILAN, July 27 (Reuters) - Italy's second-biggest bank Intesa Sanpaolo ISP.MI has secured UBI shares UBI.MI accounting for just under 43.5% of the target's capital on the second last day of its takeover bid, bourse data showed on Monday.

Intesa's 4.1 billion euro ($4.8 billion) paper-and-cash offer to create the euro zone's seventh-biggest banking group ends on Tuesday.

($1 = 0.8509 euros)

(Reporting by Valentina Za; editing by James Mackenzie)

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