Completion of #TiranaBank sale

| March 4, 2019

Piraeus Bank S.A. (‘Piraeus’) announces that it has completed the sale of its shareholding (98.83%) in its Albanian subsidiary, Tirana Bank Sh.A., to Balfin Sh.p.k. and Komercijalna Banka AD, after receiving the required approvals from the competent regulatory authorities in Albania, including the Bank of Albania as well as from the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund.

Total consideration amounts to €57.3 million and the transaction is capital accretive for Piraeus Bank Group. Based on Group reported CET1 ratio as of 30.9.2018, the completion of the transaction leads to 11bps CET1 ratio increase, through €0.4 billion RWAs release. UniCredit Group acted as financial advisor to Piraeus on the Transaction. Norton Rose Fulbright acted as international legal advisor, and Boga & Associates acted as local legal advisor to Piraeus on the transaction.


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