Pohjola Pankki Oyj : Finland's most popular card has Finland's most popular birds

 Pohjola Pankki Oyj : Finland's most popular card has Finland's most popular

Rovio's Angry Birds are now available on OP-Pohjola cards.

"Our cooperation with Rovio arose from customer demand. A lot of people have
been asking us to make these popular birds available on our cards and we are
pleased to announce that this is now possible," says Heli Jimenez, Marketing
Director at OP-Pohjola.

OP-Pohjola Group is Finland largest issuer of Visa cards, and OP-Pohjola cards
currently number in excess of 3 million. Now there famous birds can also be
used for buying.

"A banking group with a Finnish set of values is an important partner for us
and we welcome Angry Birds cards to the range of other Angry Birds products,"
says Harri Koponen, Chief Operations Officer of Rovio.

Angry Birds can be chosen as the background image for OP-Visa, OP-Visa
Electron and OP-Visa Debit cards as of9January 2013 from
www.op.fi/angrybirds or OP-Pohjola Group's branch offices.

For more information, please contact:
Marketing Director Heli Jimenez, tel. 010 252 7174.

OP-Pohjola Group is Finland's leading financial services group providing a
unique range of banking, investment and insurance services. The Group has the
mission of promoting the sustainable prosperity, well-being and security of
its owner-members, customers and operating regions through its local presence.
Its objective is to offer the best and most versatile package of loyal
customer benefits on the market. OP-Pohjola Group consists of approximately
200 member cooperative banks and the Group's central institution, OP-Pohjola
Group Central Cooperative, with its subsidiaries and closely-related
companies, the largest of which is the listed company Pohjola Bank plc.


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