Milano, 28th February 2002.

Pursuant to provisions contained in Art. 2 (Title I A.2, Section I A.2.1) of the Instructions to the Regolamento dei mercati organizzati e gestiti da Borsa Italiana Spa (Regulations of the Markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana Spa) and for the sole and exclusive purpose of complying with specific provisions issued by Borsa Italiana Spa, IntesaBci Spa, in relation to the Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting (and Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting) summoned for 29th and 30th April 2002, communicates that the payment of any dividend on 2001 results will occur in May, as set forth by the aforementioned Regolamento.


Dividend Payment