Current Report No. 38/2018

08 Oct, 2018

Acquisition of shares of Deutsche Bank Polska S.A. by Santander Bank Polska S.A. in connection with satisfying all the conditions provided in the transaction agreement for the acquisition of certain businesses through a carve out of Deutsche Bank Polska S.A.

In relation to current reports no. 29/2017 dated 14th December 2017, the Management Board of SantanderBank Polska S.A. ("SAN PL") hereby informs that due to the satisfaction of all conditions provided in thetransaction agreement dated 14th December 2017 ("Transaction Agreement") regarding the acquisition ofcertain businesses through a carve out of Deutsche Bank Polska S.A. ("DBPL") ("Transaction"), necessary forthe Transaction, on 8th October 2018 SAN PL purchased from Deutsche Bank AG 274,444,939 ordinary registeredshares with a par value of PLN 1 each, representing more than 10% of the share capital of DBPL for PLN 257959,800.

Pursuant to the Transaction Agreement, the Acquired Shares will cease to exist on the date ofregistration of the DBPL share capital decrease in connection with the Transaction and SAN PL will not holdany DBPL shares.

SAN PL assumes that the Transaction will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Legal basis:
Art. 17 (1) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of theCouncil 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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