The merger of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG (RZB) and Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) was entered in the commercial register today and has thereby taken effect. In the course of the RBI capital increase, which was also entered in the commercial register today, the shareholders of RZB were given new shares by way of consideration for the assets transferred in the merger. The total number of RBI shares issued is therefore now 328,939,621 compared to 292,979,038 previously. The new shares will be listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange from 20 March 2017 under the same ISIN (AT0000606306) as the existing shares.
The appointment of the new Management Board also takes effect today, the composition of which is as follows: Johann Strobl (CEO), Klemens Breuer (Deputy CEO and Retail Banking & Markets), Martin Grüll (CFO), Andreas Gschwenter (COO/CIO), Peter Lennkh (Corporate Banking) and Hannes Mösenbacher (CRO).
The combined bank will operate under the name of Raiffeisen Bank International AG, as was previously the case for RBI.