Public disclosure of inside information according to article 17 MAR

Erste Group Bank AG: resumption of coupon payments on supplementary (upper tier 2) capital and hybrid instruments

Vienna (pta011/21.01.2016/10:30 UTC+1) Erste Group announces resumption of coupon payments on supplementary (upper tier 2) capital and hybrid instruments

Erste Group Bank AG hereby announces that based on current information about the financial year 2015 sufficient distributable funds, calculated on a single entity basis of Erste Group Bank AG in accordance with Austrian GAAP and the Austrian Banking Act are expected. As a result, coupons payments and distributions will resume on its remaining outstanding supplementary capital and hybrid capital instruments (the "Instruments").

The following instruments are affected by this announcement:
Issue Title, ISIN, Cumulative/non-cumulative, Outstanding nominal amount in EUR
Nachrangige Ergänzungskapital Bankschuldverschreibungen 2006-2016, AT000B000062, non-cumulative, 1,996,000
Nachrangige Ergänzungskapital Bankschuldverschreibungen 2006-2016, AT000B000195, cumulative, 1,016,000
Nachrangige Ergänzungskapital Stufenzins BSV 2006-2016, AT000B000450, cumulative, 2,600,000
Nachrangige Ergänzungskapital Stufenzins BSV 2006-2016, AT000B000518, cumulative, 1,276,000
Nachrangiger Ergänzungskapital Geldmarkt Floater 2007-2016, AT000B001078, cumulative, 1,965,000
Nachrangiger Ergänzungskapital Geldmarkt Floater 2008-2016, AT000B001466, cumulative, 15,885,000
EUR 10 M Erste Bank subordinated supplementary CMS-linked Notes due 2017, XS0143383148, non-cumulative, 800,000
EUR 20,000,000 Subordinated CMS-Linked-Notes constituting Subordinated Supplementary Capital due 13 June 2019, XS0303559115, cumulative, 20,000,000
Erste Finance (Jersey) (4) Limited Series H Non-cumulative Non-voting Preference Shares, XS0188305741, non-cumulative, 127,041,000
Erste Finance (Jersey) (6) Limited Series J Non-cumulative Non-voting Preference Shares, XS0215338152, non-cumulative, 107,008,000
Erste Capital Finance (Jersey) Tier 1 PC Eur400,000,000 Non-cumulative Fixed/Floating Rate Perpetual Subordinated Notes, XS0268694808, non-cumulative, 124,135,000

Mandatory information:
The five biggest listed issues of Erste Group Bank AG in terms of issue volume have the following ISINs:


The issues of Erste Group Bank AG are admitted to trading on the following regulated markets:
Vienna, Luxembourg, Budapest, Bucharest, Zagreb, Stuttgart


Emitter: Erste Group Bank AG
Am Belvedere 1
1100 Wien
Contact Person: Thomas Sommerauer/ Simone Pilz
Phone: +43 (0)50100-17741
ISIN(s): AT0000652011 (Share)
Stock Exchange(s): Vienna Stock Exchange (Official Trade)