Turin - Milan, October 9th 2013 – Intesa Sanpaolo communicates that yesterday, October 8th 2013, the Bank concluded its ordinary share buy-back programme started on the same day to serve a free assignment Plan reserved to its employees. The Plan had been approved at the Shareholders’ Meeting held on April 22nd 2013 and disclosed to the market in the press release issued on October 7th 2013. The Bank’s subsidiaries shown in the aforementioned press release also terminated their purchase programmes of Parent Company shares for free assignment to employees. These programmes are in accordance with resolutions of their respective competent corporate bodies and are analogous to that approved at the Parent Company’s Shareholders’ Meeting.

As also required by article 113-ter of Legislative Decree 58 of February 24th 1998 (TUF-Consolidated Law on Finance) and article 4 of the EU Commission Regulation 2273/2003 details are provided below with respect to the purchases executed. Information is hereby given by Intesa Sanpaolo also on behalf of the aforementioned subsidiaries.

The buy-back programme was executed on a single day (October 8th 2013) when the Intesa Sanpaolo Group totally purchased - through Banca IMI, in charge of the programme execution - 8,920,413 Intesa Sanpaolo ordinary shares (representing approximately 0.06% of the ordinary share capital and 0.05% of the total share capital of the Parent Company) at an average purchase price of 1.72775 euro per share, for a total countervalue of 15,412,287 euro while the Parent Company purchased 3,642,455 shares at an average purchase price of 1.72759 euro per share, for a countervalue of 6,292,676 euro.

Purchase transactions were executed in compliance with provisions included in articles 2357 and following ones and 2359-bis and following ones of the Italian Civil Code and within the limits of number of shares and consideration as determined in the resolutions passed by the competent corporate bodies. Pursuant to article 132 of TUF and article 144-bis of Issuers’ Regulation and related implementing provisions, purchases were carried out on the regulated market MTA managed by Borsa Italiana in compliance with trading methods laid down in the market rules for these transactions.

Moreover, as for the purchase modality, transactions were carried out in compliance with conditions and restrictions under articles 5 and 6 of the EU Commission Regulation 2273/2003 and market practices under article 180, paragraph 1, letter c of TUF, approved by Consob.

The total number of shares purchased, and thus the daily volume of purchases executed, was not in excess of the 25% of the daily average volume of Intesa Sanpaolo ordinary shares traded in September 2013, which was equal to 165 million shares.

Share purchases are detailed in the enclosure and summarised in the table below.






INTESA SANPAOLO 3,642,455    1.72759 6,292,676
INTESA SANPAOLO GROUP SERVICES 329,255  1.72801 568,955
C.R. FIRENZE 42,231  1.72621 72,900
INTESA SANPAOLO PRIVATE BANKING 94,768   1.72673 163,639
INTESA SANPAOLO VITA 537,338 1.72841 928,741
INTESA SANPAOLO LIFE 116,565 1.72737 201,351
BANCA IMI 2,081,111   1.72788 3,595,913
MEDIOFACTORING 49,278    1.72673 85,090
BANCA FIDEURAM 735,206 1.72854 1,270,834
FIDEURAM INVESTIMENTI 170,583   1.72687 294,575
FIDEURAM VITA 156,368  1.72752 270,130
EURIZON CAPITAL SGR 370,527 1.72845 640,436
EPSILON ASSOCIATI 113,722 1.72787 196,497
EURIZON CAPITAL LUX 102,822   1.72692 177,566
BANCA INTESA BEOGRAD 90,091 1.72688 155,576
PRIVREDNA BANKA ZAGREB  166,791  1.72685 288,023
VUB BANKA  121,302 1.72616 209,387
TOTAL OF THE PROGRAMME 8,920,413 1.72775 15,412,287



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