The investing public is hereby informed that the interest for the period 01/07/2010-31/12/2010 on the Convertible Bonds 2013/2018 issued by Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd which are traded on the Cyprus Stock Exchange and the Athens Exchange with codes BCCB/ÔÑÊÌ× and BOCB1/ÊÕÐÑÏ1 respectively will be paid on 31 December 2010.
The record date for those eligible to the interest payment is 20 December 2010, that is investors eligible to the interest payment will be investors registered on the Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Athens Exchange (ATHEX) on 20 December 2010.
Furthermore, those eligible to the interest payment will be holders of the above mentioned Convertible Bonds following off-the-Exchange transfers completed on the 20th December 2010.
The ex-interest date for CSE is 16th December 2010 and for ATHEX is 20th December 2010.
The interest rate on the Convertible Bonds 2013/2018 for the period 01/07/2010-31/12/2010 is 2,039%.
Founded in 1899, the Bank of Cyprus Group is the leading Cypriot banking and financial services group. In addition to retail and commercial banking, the Group's activities include finance, factoring, investment banking, brokerage, fund management, life and general insurance. The Group currently operates through a total of 567 branches, of which 201 operate in Russia, 174 in Greece, 141 in Cyprus, 23 in Ukraine, 12 in Romania, 11 in Australia, 4 in the United Kingdom and 1 in the Channel Islands. Bank of Cyprus also has 8 representative offices in Russia, Romania, Ukraine, Canada and South Africa.
The Bank of Cyprus Group employs 11.929 staff worldwide.
At 30 September 2010, the Group's Total Assets amounted to €41,96 bn and the Shareholders' Funds were €2,39 bn. The Bank of Cyprus shares are listed on the Cyprus and Athens Stock Exchanges. Additional information can be found on the Group's website www.bankofcyprus.com.