SOURCE: Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.

February 24, 2011 08:25 ET

AIB completes the disposal of BZWBK

DUBLIN 4, IRELAND--(Marketwire - February 24, 2011) - Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE: AIB) announces today it has accepted the tender offer of Banco Santander S.A. ("Santander") for shares in Bank Zachodni WBK ("BZWBK") in respect of its entire shareholding of 51,413,790 shares representing 70.36 per cent of the share capital of BZWBK.

As announced on 7th and 18th February 2011, AIB expects that the transaction will be completed on 1st April.

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Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:

    Alan Kelly
    General Manager, Corporate Services
    AIB Group
    Dublin
    Tel: +353-1-6412162
    email: Email Contact

    Catherine Burke
    Head of Corporate Relations and Communications
    AIB Group
    Dublin
    Tel: +353-1-6413894
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