SpareBank 1 SR-Bank: Sale of shares in Bank 1 Oslo Akershus AS approved
Reference is made to the stock exchange notice dated 18 January 2013 regarding the increase of Sparebanken Hedmark's ownership share in Bank 1 Oslo Akershus AS from 12 to 40.5 per cent through an acquisition of shares from SpareBank 1 SR-Bank, SpareBank 1 SMN and SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge.
The Norwegian Ministry of Finance has today approved Sparebanken Hedmark's acquisition of shares in Bank 1 Oslo Akershus AS, and the transfer of shares is expected to take place on 2 May 2013.
Stavanger, 26 April 2013
Inge Reinertsen, Chief Financial Officer, tel. +47 909 95 033
Thor-Christian Haugland, EVP Communications, tel. +47 480 31 633
Vidar Torsøe, VP Investor Relations, tel. +47 970 80 656
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)