Piraeus Bank ready to contribute to economic growth

"Piraeus Bank, following the successful completion of a share capital increase plan and with a strong capital position, is ready to contribute to the country's economic growth, supporting small- and medium-sized enterprises, finding a solution to the non-performing loans problem and channeling liquidity in the market," Lekkakos, vice-president of Piraeus Bank Group said on Tuesday.  

Speaking during a special event on the occassion of the listing of the bank's new shares in the Athens Stock Exchange, Lekkakos said that Greek investors accounted for more than 40 pct of the bank's shareholders.
ASE president Socrates Lazaridis said it was a significant day for the stock market and stressed that historically the Greek banking system continued offering increased liquidity in the market.

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