02 December 2002
Komercni banka, a.s. http://www.kb.cz/kdo_jsme_en
Prague 1, Na Prikope 33, building identification number 969, Post Code 114 07
Identification No.: 45 31 70 54
incorporated in the Commercial Register maintained with the Municipal Court in
section B, insert 1360
Prague, 2 December 2002
N o t i c e
Reference is hereby made to Regulation S Global Notes ('Notes') issued by
Komercni Finance B.V. (the 'Issuer'), guaranteed by Komercni banka, a.s. (the '
Guarantor') and admitted to the London Stock Exchange's Official List under
registration numbers USN49825AA55 and US500460AA83 as of May 15, 1998.
This letter relates to US$ 48,025,000 principal amount of Notes which are
evidenced by one or more Regulation S Global Notes and held with the Depositary
through Clearstream in the name of European Credit Management (the 'Transferor
'). On December 2, 2002 the Guarantor acquired 24.0125 % of the Notes from the
In connection with such acquisition and in respect of such Notes, the Guarantor
does hereby certify that the Issuer is a company registered under number
22279994 in the Commercial Register of the Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The
Issuer is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Guarantor, which is a joint-stock
company organized under the laws of the Czech Republic. On September 4, 2002 the
Guarantor acquired of 25655 the Notes representing 12,8275 % of US$ 200 mil, on
September 23, 2002 the Guarantor acquired of 4345 the Notes representing 2,1725
% of US$ 200 mil and on December 2, 2002 the Guarantor acquired of 48025 the
Notes representing 24.0125 % of US$ 200 mil of the Notes that remain
outstanding. Until December 2, 2002 the Guarantor acquired totally of 78025 the
Notes representing 39.0125 % of US$ 200 mil of the Notes. The Guarantor further
certifies that the acquired Notes will not be cancelled.
Peter Palecka Philippe Rucheton
Member of the Board of Directors Member of the Board of Directors
Komercni banka, a. s. Komercni banka, a. s.
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