28 May 2010

Central Bank of Iceland signs an agreement concerning Avens B.V. Eurobonds

The Central Bank of Iceland, on behalf of the National Treasury of Iceland, concluded an agreement concerning the purchase of just over 2% of issued Eurobonds owned by Avens B.V. With this purchase the National Treasury becomes the owner of all of Avens B.V's issued Eurobonds and has thereby secured full possession of the company's assets.

Further information can be obtained from Már Guðmundsson, Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, at tel: +354 569-9600.

No. 12/2010
May 28, 2010