Banif - SGPS, SA is regretfully announcing that the Chairman of its Board of Directors, Commendador Horácio da Silva Roque, passed away this morning, after a lengthy period in hospital.
At this time of deep sorrow and grief, the directors of the Board of Banif - SGPS, SA wish to express their solidarity to the family and friends of Commendador Horácio da Silva Roque.
Banif - SGPS, SA would also like to reaffirm that all measures have been undertaken in order to ensure normal conduct of business operations of the Banif Financial Group and all its companies.
Lisbon, 19 May 2010
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS