Change in name Disbank Malta Ltd to Fortis Bank Malta Ltd
SEPTEMBER 16, 2005

On 14 September 2005, the Malta Financial Services Authority, as the
Competent Authority responsible for the regulation and supervision of
local credit institutions, granted permission in terms of the provisions of
Banking Directive BD/01, to Disbank Malta Ltd to change its name to
Fortis Bank Malta Ltd. The change in name follows the regulatory
approval for the purchase of shares by Fortis from the majority
shareholders of Turk Dis Ticaret Bankasi A.S. (the parent of Disbank
Malta Ltd) in Turkey.