Current Report No. 10/2016

29 February, 2016

Fitch Rating Agency confirmed the rating of Bank Zachodni WBK SA.

The Management Board of Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. hereby publishes the rating decision issued by Fitch Agency.

On 29th February 2016 Fitch Ratings Agency has affirmed the rating of Bank Zachodni WBK S.A.

The ratings are as follows:

Long-term IDR: affirmed at 'BBB+', Outlook Stable

Short-term IDR: affirmed at 'F2'

Viability Rating: upgraded to 'bbb+' from 'bbb'

Support Rating: affirmed at '2'

National Long-term rating: affirmed at 'AA-(pol)', Outlook Stable

Senior unsecured debt: affirmed at 'AA-(pol)'

The full Fitch publication for Polish banks is attached to this report.


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Legal basis:

§ 5 clause 1 point 26 of the Finance Minister’s of 19 February 2009 on current and periodic reports published by the issuers of securities and the rules of equal treatment of the information required by the laws of non-member states

Santander Bank Polska S.A. with its registered office in Warsaw, al. Jana Pawła II 17, 00-854 Warszawa, registered by the District Court for the capital city of Warsaw, 12th Commercial Division, set up under regulation of the Council of Ministers of 11 April 1988 on setting up Bank Zachodni in Wrocław (Journal of Laws of 1 July 1988, No. 21, item 142), registered under KRS number 0000008723, REGON 930041341, NIP 896 000 56 73, share capital of PLN 1,020,883,050 paid-up in full. Helpline: 1 9999 – fee as per the operator’s tariff.

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