It was stated by Willibald Cernko, the head of Bank Austria, which unites Eastern European assets of the group, Die Presse.
He said that during a long time the financial institution is negotiating with a potential buyer, and the plans are becoming more specific.
"Selling the Ukrainian subsidiary is not just probable, but it should really take place to the end of 2015," stated Cernko.
Currently, the information on the price is not available, but according to Die Presse, UniCredit is not to regain 1.5 bln EUR spent on the buying the Ukrainian bank in 2008.
In March 2014 the group UniCredit announced that talks on the sale of "Ukrsotsbank".