Current Report no. 12 (2023)

16 march 2023

Information about transactions executed in the course of the own shares buy-back and the completion of this year's share buy-back to implement Incentive Programme VII.

In relation to current reports no. 5/2023, 6/2023, 7/2023 and 10/2023, the Management Board of Santander Bank Polska S.A. (Bank) hereby announces that as part of exercising the buy-back programme of the Bank's shares, the conditions of which were established in the Banks' Management Board resolution of 23 February 2023 (Resolution and Buy-back) pursuant to the authorisation granted in the Extraordinary General Meeting resolution of 12 January 2023 regarding authorising the Management Board to purchase (buy-back) the Bank shares to execute Incentive Plan VII and to create a capital reserve for that purpose as well as amendment of Annual General Meeting resolution no. 30 of 27 April 2022 re Incentive Plan VII and conditions of its execution, the Bank purchased its own shares in transactions described in appendix 1 and 2 to this report in order to meet its commitments to allot shares to the Bank's group employees who are participants in Incentive Plan VII, i.e. to pay out awards for 2022 to these participants.

Appendix 1 includes detailed data on transactions and appendix 2 includes the aggregated data - related to transactions made from 13 March 2023 to 14 March 2023.

Transactions were carried out through the Bank's brokerage house, i.e. Santander Biuro Maklerskie.

Taking into account the share purchase transactions presented in appendix 1 and 2, as at the end of 14 March 2023 the Bank, in the course of current Buy back implementing the Incentive Plan VII, has entered into transactions involving 165 406 of its own shares in total which represent 0,162% of the Bank's share capital and which give 0,162% of votes in the total number of votes at the General Meeting. At the same time, the Bank informs that as at the end of 15 March 2022 it has given instructions to transfer 165 406shares to the brokerage accounts of the participants of Incentive Plan VII. After the settlement of all the above-mentioned instructions, the Bank will not hold any own shares.

In a view of the purchase of sufficient number of own shares to pay out awards to participants of Incentive Programme VII for the year 2022, to be paid in 2023, the Management Board of the Bank confirms the termination as of 14 March 2023 the Bank's share buy-back programme made for the purpose specified above.

Legal basis:
Article 2 (2) and (3) of the of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052 of 8 March 2016 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to regulatory technical standards for the conditions applicable to buy-back programmes and stabilisation measures and in relation to Article 5 (3) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (market abuse regulation) and repealing Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Directives 2003/124/EC, 2003/125/EC and 2004/72/EC.

13:53, 16 Mar 2023