Half year report 2011 KBC Bank

Regulated information* - 31 August 2011 (before trading hours) Please be informed that the 1H2011 half-year report of KBC Bank, a subsidiary of KBC Group,  is available on www.kbc.com/investor relations/financial information on KBC Bank. At the same time, the 1H2011 half-year report of KBC Internationale Financieringsmaatschappij (KBC IFIMA) is available on www.kbc.com/KBC worldwide (under 'Netherlands'). Note: KBC Bank, a 100% subsidiary of KBC Group, is a multi-channel bank that caters primarily to private persons, small and medium sized and midcap companies. Its focus is on bancassurance in its two home markets of Belgium and Central and Eastern Europe, while in the rest of the world, it has a selective presence in certain countries or areas. KBC IFIMA is a 100% subsidiary of KBC Bank, whose principal activity consists of raising debt to be on-lent to KBC Bank and the other members of the KBC Group. Information on KBC Group, KBC Bank's parent company, is also available on www.kbc.com. * This news item contains information that is subject to the transparency regulations for listed companies. This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: KBC Groep via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1537388]