Baltic Market, April 10, 2008 - Ukio bankas AB has been approved as a member on
the NASDAQ OMX Baltic Market stock exchanges in Riga and Tallinn. Being already
a member at the Vilnius Stock Exchange, the bank has become the 24th pan-Baltic

“Working in stock exchanges of all three Baltic countries we will offer new
opportunities to our clients. They will have direct access to Baltic equity and
bond markets and enjoy faster transfers,” said director of Ukio bankas AB
Financial Brokerage Department Rūta Kalašinskaitė-Kiškienė. 

Ukio bankas AB will trade on the NASDAQ OMX Baltic Market under the trading
code UKB. The NASDAQ OMX Baltic Market stock exchanges have 41 members

Last year Ukio bankas AB shares were some of the most liquid in the Vilnius
Stock Exchange and were noted for exceptional growth in turnover. Compared to
the year 2006, the turnover grew by 80 percent and achieved the top amount of
almost LTL 470 million. 

Last year's audited and shareholder approved net profit of Ukio bankas AB
amounted to LTL 82.72 million, that is 75 percent higher compared to LTL 47.38
million earned in 2006. During the year 2007 the Bank's assets grew by LTL 994
million, i.e. by 33 percent, and by the end of the year amounted to LTL 4
billion. At the end of 2007 Ukio bankas AB was ranked as the fifth bank in
Lithuania by the capital value and the seventh bank by managed assets. The Bank
operates a network of 12 branches and 42 client service units throughout the

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