Alpha Bank SA (ACBr.AT)
* Says Alpha Bank sells its 97.3 percent stake in the company to Home Holdings SA for 142 million euros ($155.09 million)
ATHENS, Aug 30 Alpha Bank, Greece's fourth-largest lender by assets, widened its loss in the second quarter after booking higher provisions for impaired loans.
ATHENS, Aug 24 Greece's bank rescue fund HFSF said on Wednesday it has appointed Christoforos Stratos as interim chief executive until it picks a new head.
* Affirmed rating of Greek covered bonds issued by Alpha Bank AE, national bank of Greece S.A. And Piraeus Bank S.A.
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, June 21 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) of National Bank of Greece S.A. (NBG), Alpha Bank AE (Alpha), Piraeus Bank S.A. (Piraeus) and Eurobank Ergasias S.A. (Eurobank) at 'Restricted Default' (RD). At the same time the agency has affirmed the four Greek banks' Viability Ratings (VRs) at 'f'. A full list of rating actions is available at the end of this rating action commentary.