The Board of Management of Sampo Bank has today on March 7, 2001 decided to terminate its brokerage licence on the Helsinki Exchanges as of April 1, 2001. According to the Securities Market Act the Group can only have one brokerage licence on the Helsinki Exchanges. Orders made via Sampo Bank will be carried out in the future by Mandatum Stockbrokers Ltd, which belongs to the Sampo Group.
The customers can still make their orders via the Sampo Bank network, either at the offices or in the web and telephone banks.
SAMPO-LEONIA INSURANCE COMPANY PLC
Head of Group Communications
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Marko Backström, Head of Retail Equity Brokerage, Mandatum Stockbrokers Ltd, tel. +358 (0)10 513 4096
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