BinckBank buy's back 272,849 own shares

Inline with the Share Buy Back program announced on 30 September 2008 BinckBank announces that it has acquired 272,849 own shares at an average purchase price of Euro 5.11 during the period 1 October 2008 - 8 October 2008. BinckBank has contracted Fortis Bank Nederland to carry out the Share Buy Back program. The Share Buy Back program will continue till further notice and will be executed in line with the safe harbour rules included in EU Regulation 2273/2003. BinckBank will release, if applicable, each Friday close of business NYSE Euronext the number of own shares that it has acquired.