Pohjola Bank plc	COMPANY RELEASE                                                

Release category: Stock Exchange Release  22 January 2009 at 11.00 


OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative Annual Summary for 2008                    

An annual summary of the company releases and investor news issued by OP-Pohjola
Group Central Cooperative in 2008 can be found at www. op.fi/english >          
OP-Pohjola Group > Media > Bulletin archive.                                    

Some of the contents of the releases and news may be outdated.                  

Pohjola Bank plc                                                                


Markku Koponen                                                                  
Senior Vice President                                                           

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op.fi, pohjola.fi                                                               

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT                                         
Markku Koponen, Senior Vice President (Corporate Communications), tel. +358     
(0)10 252 2648                                                                  

APPENDIX: OP-POHJOLA GROUP CENTRAL COOPERATIVE'S COMPANY RELEASES AND INVESTOR  
NEWS FOR 2008                                                                   

February                                                                        
1 February OP Bank Group Central Cooperative Annual Summary for 2007            
14 February  OP-Pohjola Group's January-December 2007 and Executive Chairman's  
comments                                                                        
14 February Proposal for Renaming of OP Bank Group Central Cooperative          
14 February Proposals for Members of Pohjola Bank plc's Board of Directors and  
Auditors and for Their Remuneration                                             

March                                                                           
27 March Decisions by the Annual Cooperative Meeting                            

May                                                                             
6 May OP-prime rate up                                                          
8 May OP-Pohjola Group's January-March 2008 and Executive Chairman's comments   

June                                                                            
24 June OP-prime Rate Up                                                        

August                                                                          
7 August OP-Pohjola Group's January-June 2008 and Executive Chairman's comments 

November                                                                        
6 November OP-Pohjola Group's January-September 2008                            
25 November OP-prime Down                                                       

December                                                                        
16 December OP-prime Down