|Disclosures regarding the Delta Group|
Milan, 4 May 2009 – With regard to recent press reports on initiatives taken by the Bank of Italy and the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Forlì against shareholders of Delta S.p.A., other than Sopaf, the latter has been informed that the Bank of Italy has commenced proceedings against the aforementioned parties to cancel their authorisation to hold investments in Delta S.p.A. and, as an urgent measure, has ordered the suspension of related voting rights.
Consequently, Sopaf, as holder of the remaining 15.95% of Delta (banking group parent) now has total exercise of the voting rights at shareholders’ meetings.
In addition, the Delta shareholders’ meeting to approve the financial statements as at 31 December 2008 will be held on 22 May 2009, in first call, and on 28 May 2009 on second call.
Sopaf will arrange for the market to be kept informed of any further important news regarding Delta.
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