Dividend for fiscal year 2016

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Dividend for fiscal year 2016

24 May 2017 - HELLENIC EXCHANGES-ATHENS STOCK EXCHANGE S.A. announces that, in accordance with paragraph of the Rulebook of Athens Exchange, by decision of the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of 24 May 2017, the dividend for fiscal year 2016 is €0.06 per share. The dividend per share that will be paid is increased by the dividend corresponding to the 5,020,563 shares in treasury stock that are not entitled to the dividend, and amounts to a gross amount of €0.06499 per share.

The abovementioned gross dividend amount is subject to a 15% withholding tax (€0.0097485 per share, in accordance with the provisions of article 64 of Law 4172/2013), and therefore shareholders will receive a net amount of €0.0552415 per share.

Based on the record date rule, shareholders registered in the Dematerialized Securities System on Wednesday 31 May 2017 (ex-date Tuesday 30 May 2017, before the start of trading), are entitled to receive the dividend.

The dividend will be paid on 6 June 2017 by the BANK of PIRAEUS as follows:

i.         Through the DSS operators, to investors that have authorized their operators to collect.

ii.       By deposit at their International Bank Account Number (IBAN), at which the investor has declared that he wishes to collect cash distributions in accordance with article 13 of the Regulation on the operation of the Dematerialized Securities System (DSS), and decision number 6 of the ATHEXCSD BoD, as in force, for those investors that do not wish to collect them through their operators. This only concerns investors that have declared a Bank of Piraeus IBAN.

iii.     Starting on 10 June 2017 through the branch network of the BANK OF PIRAEUS for all other investors. In order to collect the dividend from the branch network of the Bank, investors must provide valid ID and the DSS account information. Payment to a third party can only take place if there is an authorization stating the full personal information of both the beneficiary as well as the person being authorized, and notarized by a public authority.

Collection of the dividend in case (iii) above is possible through Piraeus Bank until 31.12.2022 (i.e. until it is written-off), and takes place only with the presentation of valid ID and DSS account information.

For more information, investors can contact the Investor Relations Department of the Company (tel. +30-210 3366616).


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