SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge: Approval of prospectus in connection with application for listing of a new Tier 1 perpetual bond and a new Tier 2 bond on Oslo Børs

On 11th January 2013, SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge has received approval from the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway of the prospectus in connection with the listing of: * FRN SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge Tier 1 perpetual bond with an issuer's call as ISIN NO 001 0665342 and a value of NOK 500,000,000 * FRN SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge new Tier 2 bond 2012 - 2022 with an issuer's call as ISIN NO 001 0665334 and a value of NOK 500,000,000 The bond agreements were signed on 14th December 2012, and an application for listing has been submitted to Oslo Børs. The prospectus dated 11th January 2013, consisting of a summary, a share registration note and a share securities note for the Tier 1 perpetual bond and the Tier 2 bond respectively, will be publicly available at the issuer's homepage and the managers' home pages and Tromsø, 11th January 2013 Contact persons: CFO Rolf Eigil Bygdnes, tel +47 905 19 774 Head of Treasury Ronny Løvberg Sørensen, tel +47 971 05 220 This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act) This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1669549]