Notice of increase in the share capital of the Bank of Greece
17/03/2008 - Announcements
The General Council of the Bank of Greece, by its decision of 17 March 2008 (Meeting no. 4), approved an increase of €22,248,671.20 in the Bank's share capital. The increase will be effected by the issuance of 3,972,977 new bonus shares with a par value of €5.60 each, which will be allotted to current shareholders in the ratio of one (1) new to four (4) existing shares. The share capital of the Bank of Greece will thus rise to €111,243,361.60, consisting of 19,864,886 shares with a par value of €5.60 each.
In accordance with the Statute of the Bank of Greece, the aforementioned decision of the General Council is subject to approval by the Government.
Upon publication in the Government Gazette of the relevant Act of the Cabinet, the new bonus shares will be allotted to shareholders pursuant to the provisions of Article 308 of the Athens Exchange Rulebook, as currently in force, namely:
- the cutoff date for the exercise of the right will be the fourth business day following the date of approval of the listing of the new bonus shares by the Athens Exchange,
- the trading of the new bonus shares shall start not later than the fifth business day following the cutoff date for the exercise of the right.
The exact dates will be announced in due time.
Athens, 17 March 2008