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Piraeus Bank to buy additional stake in real estate company Trastor

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Piraeus Bank (BOPr.AT) has agreed with investment firm Varde Partners to buy its controlling stake in Trastor Real Estate Investment Company for about 98 million euros ($111.04 million), the bank said on Friday.

Under the agreement, Piraeus, which now holds a 45 per cent stake in Trastor , will acquire an additional stake of 52 per cent in Trastor, it said.

Once concluded, the transaction will trigger a mandatory tender offer by Piraeus to buy the remaining 3 per cent stake in Trastor.

Piraeus Bank CEO Christos Megalou said that the transaction would instantly enhance the bank’s fee revenue profile and further bolster its real estate sector know-how.

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