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Alior in exclusive talks to buy Raiffeisen's Polish banking business


Wednesday, 21 Sep 2016 

Alior Bank : Poland's Alior Bank said on Wednesday that it has entered exclusive talks with Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) over the purchase of Raiffeisen's Polish demerged core banking business. . "On 21 September 2016 (Alior) Bank commenced a period of exclusive negotiations with RBI concerning the acquisition of the demerged core banking business of Raiffeisen Bank Polska," Alior said. . Earlier on Wednesday, Poland's PKO BP bank said it entered exclusive talks over buying Raiffeisen leasing business in Poland. . A spokeswoman for Raiffeisen confirmed on Wednesday the bank is in exclusive talks with Alior Bank and PKO. .A source told Reuters earlier in September that PKO and Alior Bank have filed bids to buy the local unit of Austria's Raiffeisen. [nL8N1BJ51P].