Uniper: Unipro has book value of up to $2.2 billion

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FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: The logo of German energy utility company Uniper SE is pictured in the company's headquarters in Duesseldorf

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Unipro, the Russian utility that majority owner Uniper is seeking to sell, still has a book value of between 1.7 billion to 2.2 billion euros ($1.7-$2.2 billion), Uniper Chief Executive Klaus-Dieter Maubach said.

This is much higher than Unipro's current market value, which is at 82.91 billion roubles ($1.37 billion).

Uniper, which on Friday struck an amended nationalisation deal with the German government, earlier this year took impairment charges on Unipro, in which it owns a 83.7% stake.

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(Reporting by Christoph Steitz, editing by Rachel More)