MILAN Dec 15 Qatar's sovereign wealth fund is
still mulling whether to invest in Monte dei Paschi di Siena's
5-billion euros capital raise, a source close to the
Qatar Investment Authority could put 1 billion euros in the
cash call, sources have said. But it has not made a decision
yet, the source said.
"Qatar is still at the window," the source added.
The source also said that Mediobanca, JPMorgan
, Credit Suisse and HSBC had arranged a
4.7 billion euro bridge loan for the Tuscan bank's planned bad
(Reporting by Paola Arosio, writing by Silvia Aloisi)