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Announcement payment of dividend for the financial year 2005

It is hereby announced that by decision of the Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders of EFG Eurobank Ergasias S.A. of April 3rd2006, the dividend for the financial year 2005 amounts to euro 0.90 per share.

Given the interim dividend distribution of € 0.36 per share, according to the Bank’s Board of Directors decision of 23rd November 2005, the balance to be distributed to the shareholders as dividend amounts to € 0.54 per share.

Entitled to the dividend are the shareholders of the Bank after the close of business of the Athens Exchange on 4.4.2006. As a result, from Wednesday April 5th 2006, the share will be traded on the Athens Exchange without the right to dividend for the financial year 2005.

Dividend payment will commence on Thursday 13.4.2006 as follows:

  • the dividend of the shareholders who have appointed the Bank as operator of their securities account in the Dematerialised Securities System, will be deposited in their accounts,
  • the dividend of the shareholders who have authorised the operator of their securities account in the Dematerialised Securities System for the collection of dividends, will be collected by their operator,
  • the dividend of the shareholders who have not authorised the operator of their securities account in the Dematerialised Securities System for the collection of dividends or whose shares are kept in the special account of the Central Securities DepositoryS.A., may collect the dividend from any branch of the Bank from Thursday 13.4.2006, upon presentation of their Identity Card.

For further information, the shareholders may contact the Bank’s Shareholders’ Department: 5, Santaroza Str., 105 64 Athens, tel. +30 210 33 57 262-3 and +30 210 33 57 158-9.

Dividends not collected within 5 years are cancelled in favour of the Greek State.

Athens, April 3th 2006

EFG Eurobank Ergasias S.A.