Siena, 5 October 2021
Following the monthly communications to the public, starting from 9 March 2021, by Banca Monte di Paschi di Siena S.p.A. ("BMPS") in the manner and within the terms indicated pursuant to Annex 3F of CONSOB Regulation no. 11971 regarding issuers, to inform that BMPS has concluded the sale of the no. 36,280,748 own shares (equal to approximately 3.62% of the share capital of BMPS) held by the Montepaschi Group, resulting from the capital strengthening interventions carried out in 2017 pursuant to Law Decree no. 237/2016, converted with amendments by Law no. 15/2017, and the Decree of the Minister of Economy and Finance published in the Gazzetta Ufficiale no. 175 on 28 July 2017, which provided for, inter alia, the conversion into newly issued ordinary shares of the Additional Tier 1 and Tier 2 capital instruments as part of the application of the burden sharing measures.
The sale of these own shares (held directly by BMPS for no. 21,511,753 shares and indirectly, through the subsidiary MPS Capital Services S.p.A., for 14,768,995 shares) was authorized by the Shareholders' Meeting of 18 May 2020.
The sales operations, which began on 22 February 2021 and were concluded on 4 October 2021, were carried out on the Mercato Telematico Azionario of Borsa Italiana S.p.A. through the intermediary Equita SIM S.p.A., appointed for this purpose, for a total value of approximately Euro 43 million, with a positive impact on BMPS's CET1 in 2021 estimated at 10 bps.