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Poštová banka sells minor stake in SLSP

THE STATE-OWNED bank Poštová banka sold its 2.4 percent stake in bank Slovenská Sporiteľňa (SLSP) on the Bratislava stock market for Sk268.625 million (€6.4 million) on August 21, according to the state news agency TASR.

The bank refused to name the new buyer, citing a contractual agreement. The main shareholder in (SLSP) is Austria's Erste Bank, which has a 67 percent stake. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development owns 20 percent, and the Finance Ministry owns another 10 percent.

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