PRESS RELEASE 2013-12-05

ERSTE Foundation controls now 21,7 % of Erste Group Bank’s share capital

On 5 December 2013, Die Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung sold 8,500,000 shares of Erste Group Bank AG to a limited number of institutional investors in a private placement. Erste Stiftung now controls directly and indirectly 21.7% of Erste Group Bank‘ s share capital. ERSTE Foundation has agreed to a 90 days Lock-up.

ERSTE Foundation, Communications: Maribel Königer
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