Pursuant to the settlement system of the National Depository of Securities in Poland purchasers of PKO BP shares on the Warsaw Stock Exchange after October 1st, 2009 will not receive their shares by October 6th. Accordingly, such purchasers will receive the shares without Pre-Emptive Rights and will not be entitled to exercise the Pre-Emptive Rights associated with such shares. The distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions may be restricted. This press release does not constitute an offer of, or an invitation to purchase, any securities of PKO BP in any jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute or form part of an offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States. The securities referred to herein may not be sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended. PKO BP does not intend to register any portion of the offering of the securities in the United States or to conduct a public offering of the securities in the United States. This communication is directed only at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”) and (iii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as “relevant persons”). Any investment activity to which this communication relates will only be available to and will only be engaged with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents. Contact: Marek Kłuciński – Spokesman PKO Banku Polskiego, tel. (22) 521 84 40, faks (22) 521 84 70, e-mail: prasa@pkobp.pl