BANCA MPS's EXTRAORDINARY AND ORDINARY SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING OF 27-28-30 DECEMBER 2013: CONSOB REQUEST TO SUPPLEMENT DOCUMENTS UNDER ART. 114, PARA. 5 OF LAW DECREE NO.58/1998
With its letters of 19 December, Consob (the Italian Securities and Exchange Commission) requested Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, pursuant to art. 114, para. 5 of Legislative Decree no. 58 of 24 February 1998 as amended, to supplement documents prepared for the Shareholders' Meeting with regard to item 1 on the Extraordinary Meeting agenda concerning the proposed share capital increase with consideration for an overall amount of EUR 3 bn to be offered by way of a rights issue to the Company's shareholders. It is specified that, in the same letter, Consob requested Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena to report the content of the press release issued by the Monte dei Paschi di Siena Foundation on 11 December 2013 among the documents available for the forthcoming Shareholders' Meeting; in this regard, it is noted that the press release had already been made available to the shareholders as part of the Shareholders' Meeting material.
Finally, it is communicated that the document containing the additional information requested has been made available to the public today under the terms of regulations in force.