GE Completes Spin Off And Demerger Of Bank BPH Core Bank To Alior Bank

GE (NYSE:GE) announced that today it has completed the spin-off and merger of Bank BPH's Core Bank (WSE:BPH) to Alior Bank (WSE:ALR), representing aggregate ending net investment (ENI) of approximately $3.6 billion at the end of the third quarter 2016. GE Capital retains the Bank BPH legal entity, including its mortgage business, representing aggregate ENI of approximately $4.1 billion.

"As we work to execute on our strategy to sell most of GE Capital's assets we are pleased to sell Bank BPH's Core Bank to Alior Bank, one of Poland's most well-respected banks and focused on growth," said Rich Laxer, GE Capital Chairman and CEO. "We wish our colleagues in Bank BPH's Core Bank a successful future as they join Alior Bank."

As previously announced, GE has embarked on a strategy to create a simpler, more valuable company by reducing the size of its financial businesses and by focusing on continued investment and growth in its world-class industrial businesses. GE will retain the financing businesses that relate directly to GE's industrial businesses.

Since the April 2015 announcement, GE Capital has signed agreements for the sale of approximately $193 billion of businesses and has closed approximately $178 billion of those transactions, including this transaction. GE Capital plans to have largely completed the process of selling approximately $200 billion of businesses by the end of 2016 and believes it is on track to deliver approximately $35 billion of dividends to GE under this plan.

About Alior Bank

Alior Bank is one of the leading banks in CEE. Founded as a start-up in 2008 and listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in 2012, Alior Bank's shares are included in the WIG20 index, which comprises the largest companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE). Alior Bank is a universal bank, strongly focused on business development, with appetite for growth, which addresses its services to both individual and business customers. www.aliorbank.pl

About GE

GE (NYSE:GE) is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry. www.ge.com

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