apoBank once more financially strong

according to preliminary figures, apoBank's profit increased again significantly in 2006


apoBank achieved - according to preliminary figures - a profit before risk provisions of EUR 292 m in fiscal year 2006. This shows an increase of 12.5% compared to the previous year. Net income after taxes improved 7.6% to EUR 113 m.

Net interest income increased 5.7% to a total of EUR 492 m in fiscal year 2006. Net commission income was EUR 142 m and therewith 19.1% above previous year’s level. Cost/income ratio improved again in fiscal year 2006 and is at 55.8%.

A more detailed overview about the preliminary figures can be found on our investor relations pages in the financial highlights section. All figures are preliminary and have not been audited. The annual report 2006 will be published in April 2007.