Alpha Bank acquires Citigroup's retail banking unit in Greece

EconomyBanking Tags: Alpha, Banking
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Alpha Bank announced today it signed an agreement for the acquisition of Citigroup’s Greek retail banking business, also including Diners Club of Greece. This is the second major Μ&Α transaction for Alpha after the acquisition of Emporiki Bank by Credit Agricole in 2012.

The consideration stands at 2 million euros, is capital neutral for Alpha and is expected to contribute positively to Alpha pre-provision income from the first year, according to Alpha’s press release. The transaction is expected to be completed in the ...

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