Announcement regarding the listing of shares from the share capital increase due to capitalization of profits paid as a scrip dividend for the financial year 2008. | Eurobank
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Announcement regarding the listing of shares from the share capital increase due to capitalization of profits paid as a scrip dividend for the financial year 2008.

Announcement regarding the listing of shares from the share capital increase due to capitalization of profits paid as a scrip dividend for the financial year 2008.
 EFG Eurobank Ergasias S.A. (“Bank”), informs the public that the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting (“AGM”) of 19.6.2009 decided, inter alia, the payment of the dividend for the year 2008, amounting to €31,262,559 in the form of free shares, issued from a share capital increase by capitalization of the remaining (after-tax) amount of € 28,136,303.25.
 The aforementioned share capital increase is in accordance with the provisions of article 1 of l. 3723/2008, article 28 l. 3756/2009 and the Circular of the Ministry of Economy and Finance 20708/B/1175/23.4.2009, whereby credit institutions participating in the Greek government liquidity program may distribute dividend only in the form of newly issued shares. More specifically, 10,231,383 new ordinary shares of nominal value € 2.75 each will be issued, at par in the ratio of 2 new shares for every 98 held. As a result of the above mentioned capital increase, the Bank’s total paid-in share capital will amount to €2,429,137,218.75 divided into 883,322,625 shares of nominal value €2.75 each, comprising 537,822,625 ordinary voting shares and 345,500,000 non voting preference shares. On 4/8/2009, the decision of the Deputy Minister of Development referenced K2- 8088, approving the amendment of the relevant article of the Articles of the Association of the Bank, was recorded in the Register of Societes Anonymes. The ATH.EX. approved the listing of the above mentioned new shares on 6/8/2009.
 Consequently: a)  As of 12/8/2009, the shares of the Bank will be traded on ATH.EX. ex-dividend and the opening price of the Bank’s shares on ATH.EX. will be determined according to the Regulation and Decision 26 of  the Board of Directors of ATH.EX. and b) the beneficiaries of the new shares will be those shareholders recorded in the Electronic (Dematerialized) Securities System (D.S.S.). on 14/8/2009.  
Following the above, the 10,231,383 new ordinary registered shares, arising from the share capital increase, will commence trading on ATH.EX. on 18/8/2009. As of the same date, these shares will be credited in the accounts of the beneficiary shareholders in the D.S.S..
 For further information, Shareholders may obtain the relevant Information Document (l.3401/2005) which is available at the Bank’s offices, 6 Siniosoglou Str., 142 34, Nea Ionia, and in electronic form on the Bank’s and ATH.EX websites www.eurobank.gr or www.ase.gr respectively, or contact Mrs Efrosini Koulocheri (tel. 2103522361) during working hours.
 Athens, 7 August 2009EFG Eurobank Ergasias S.A.-