Current Report No. 9/2017

19 Apr, 2017

Appointment of an auditor

Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. ("Bank") advises that pursuant to §32 (10) of the Bank's Statutes and industry regulations, on 19th April 2017 the Bank's Supervisory Board passed a resolution whereby PricewaterhouseCoopers Sp. z o.o. was appointed as an entity entitled to perform:

  • - a review of interim financial statements of the Bank and interim consolidated financial statements of the Group for the first half of 2017 and 2018,
  • - an audit of financial statements of the Bank and consolidated financial statements of the Group for the year 2017 and 2018.

Data on the selected auditor:

Full name and address:

PricewaterhouseCoopers Spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością, al. Armii Ludowej 14, 00-638 Warszawa.

Legal basis: the audit firm is listed under no. 114 in the register of entities entitled to audit financial statements.

The Bank contracted PricewaterhouseCoopers Sp. z o.o. and other companies from PwC network for consulting and tax advisory services. According to the Bank, services used do not affect the required level of the auditor's neutrality and independence.

The Bank will sign agreements with PricewaterhouseCoopers Sp. z o.o. for the terms required to carry out the abovementioned tasks.

Legal basis:

§ 5 (1) point 19 of the Ministry of Finance ordinance dated February 19, 2009 re. current and financial information provided by issuers of securities and conditions for equivalent treatment of information provided under law of non-member states (as amended).

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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