PKO Said to Plan Bid for Raiffeisen’s Polish Unit This Month

  • Plan dovetails with government efforts to ‘re-Polonize’ banks
  • Biggest Polish lender may need to raise cash for deal: analyst

Poland’s largest lender PKO Bank Polski SA is planning to bid for Raiffeisen Bank International AG’s unit in the country, as the state-run company seeks to reinforce government efforts to boost domestic ownership of the financial industry, according to a person familiar with the process.

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