EOS: Espirito Santo Fin: Confirmation of rating by DBRS UK Regulatory Announcement LUXEMBOURG/PORTUGAL Société Anonyme Registered Office: 21/25 Allée Scheffer, L- 2520 Luxembourg R.C.S. Luxembourg B 22.232 Espírito Santo Financial Group S.A. informs on DBRS rating confirmation Luxembourg/Portugal – 5 December 2012 – Espírito Santo Financial Group S.A. (ESFG) (NYSE Euronext Lisbon: ESF; Bloomberg: ESF PL; Reuters ESF LS) announces that DBRS, Inc. has confirmed ESFG’s rating at BBBL, Neg. DBRS, Inc. (DBRS) has today confirmed ESFG’s Senior Long-Term Debt at BBB (low) and Short-Term Instruments at R-2 (middle), both of which are investment grade. The trend on all ratings is negative. These ratings have been removed from ‘Under Review with Negative Implications’, where they were placed on 24 May 2012. This rating action follows DBRS’s confirmation of the BBB (low) rating of the Republic of Portugal with a Negative trend. Contacts: Filipe Worsdell Espírito Santo Financial Group S.A. +44 203 429 2100 firstname.lastname@example.org Faisal Kanth Taylor Rafferty +44 207 614 2900 email@example.com ### The Espírito Santo Financial Group provides, through its subsidiaries, a global and diversified range of financial services to its clients including Commercial banking, Insurance, Investment banking, Stockbrokerage and Asset management in Portugal and internationally. For additional information on Espírito Santo Financial Group, its subsidiaries, operations and results, please visit the Company’s website on www.esfg.com Contact: Espirito Santo Fin
EOS: Espirito Santo Fin: Confirmation of rating by DBRS
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