BANCO DE CHILE BODD 3rd Quarter Results

  BANCO DE CHILE (BODD) - 3rd Quarter Results

RNS Number : 6072Q
Banco de Chile
07 November 2012




Banco de Chile



Santiago, Chile, November 7, 2012, Banco de Chile (NYSE: BCH), a full service
Chilean financial institution, market leader in a wide variety of credit and
non-credit products and services across all segments of the Chilean financial
market, today announced its results for the third quarter ended September 30,
2012.



HIGHLIGHTS



·Banco de Chile's shareholders approved a capital increase of Ch$250,000
million in order to support the Bank's mid‐term business growth by reinforcing
capital adequacy.



·Despite low inflation that has temporarily hit Banco de Chile's P&L, it
maintained quarterly earnings at Ch$100 billion in the 3Q12, its market share
in net income peaked at 33% and it remained the most profitable bank in Chile.



· anco de Chile is distinguished as the Best Bank in Chile by LatinFinance
and the Safest privately‐owned Bank in LatAm by Global Finance.





Banco de Chile's Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results Press Release:

(Please click on the link below)

http://ww3.bancochile.cl/wps/wcm/connect/BancoDeChile/Investor-Relations/Financial-Reports/Quarterly-Reports/





CONTACTS:

Pablo Mejia

(56-2) 653 3554

pmejiar@bancochile.cl



Rolando Arias

(56-2) 653 3535

rarias@bancochile.cl

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