Current Report No. 30/2018

31 Jul, 2018

Polish Financial Supervision Authority decision confirming that there are no grounds to object to the planned acquisition shares of DB Securities S.A. by Bank Zachodni WBK S.A.

Further to the current report no. 29/2017 dated 14 December 2017, the Management Board of Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. (the "Bank"), would like to state that today, i.e. on 31 July 2018, the Bank received information that Polish Financial Supervision Authority ("PFSA") issued its decision which confirms that there are no grounds to object to the planned acquisition 100% shares of DB Securities S.A. by the Bank.

PFSA has decided that acquisition of the shares of DB Securities S.A. should take place until 9 November 2018.

At the same time, the Bank informs that the above mentioned decision of PFSA is one of the conditions necessary for the completion of the transaction of acquiring the demerged part of Deutsche Bank Polska S.A.

Legal basis:
Art. 17 (1) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (MAR).

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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