Current Report No. 26/2016

4 Aug, 2016

Fitch Rating Agency upgraded the rating of Bank Zachodni WBK S.A.

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

On 4th August 2016 Fitch Ratings Agency upgraded the rating of Bank Zachodni WBK S.A.

The rating actions are as follows:
Long-term foreign currency IDR: unaffected at 'BBB+', Outlook Stable
Short-term foreign currency IDR: unaffected at 'F2'
Viability Rating: unaffected at 'bbb+'
Support Rating: unaffected at '2'
National Long-term Rating: upgraded to ‘AA’(pol) from 'AA-(pol)', Outlook Stable
Senior unsecured debt: upgraded to ‘AA’(pol) from 'AA-(pol)'

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

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Legal basis:

article 17 (1) of Regulation No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (MAR) – inside information

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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