01.07.2016 LU1404975507
DGAP-News: MyBucks concludes acquisition of one Opportunity Bank and two Microfinance Lending Institutions

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DGAP-News: MyBucks S.A. / Key word(s): Acquisition MyBucks concludes acquisition of one Opportunity Bank and two Microfinance Lending Institutions 01.07.2016 / 13:10 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Press release MyBucks concludes acquisition of one Opportunity Bank and two Microfinance Lending Institutions - MyBucks concludes acquisition of Opportunity Tanzania Limited, Opportunity Kenya Limited and Banco Oportunidade de Mozambique Luxembourg, 1 July 2016 - As part of a partnership with Opportunity International, Frankfurt listed MyBucks S.A. ("MyBucks"), a Luxembourg- based Fintech holding company for GetBucks, GetSure and GetBanked, announced today that it has officially completed the closing conditions for Opportunity Tanzania Limited, Opportunity Kenya Limited and Banco Oportunidade de Mozambique. Commenting on this as well as the Opportunity International partnership, Dave van Niekerk, CEO of MyBucks says: "The partnership allows us to actively pursue virtual financial inclusion across the continent, where digital and mobile banking are the only realistic path to banking the unbanked and underbanked in these markets. The introduction of Fintech to these markets will continue to bridge the gap between the virtual and traditional worlds of banking to enable faster, more efficient and less expensive access to financial services for clients," he comments. Through completing the acquisition in Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania, MyBucks has increased its footprint to eleven African markets. Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania generated c. EUR8 million in revenues for the year ending 31 December 2016, and will allow MyBucks to accelerate its growth, roll out its banking products more effectively and grow the bottom line accordingly. Tim Nuy, Executive Director of MyBucks, comments: "In parallel, we are pleased to announce today that grant money is being advanced to Opportunity Kenya and Tanzania for agriculture finance initiatives by Opportunity International. The support for our partnership has been tremendous and we believe this advance is a testament to that support. We are very confident that we will be able to continue expanding our client base rapidly using technology, delivering on the current grants, whilst continuing to benefit from Opportunity's work in this regards." Opportunity International Global CEO Vicki Escarra, says "Our goal is to continue leveraging digital and mobile technology to serve clients in even the most remote areas of Africa, and bring about the next phase of financial inclusion that will reach hundreds of millions faster and more efficiently than has been done before." Escarra notes that the funds received in Kenya and Tanzania is evidence of the continued strong support of our work and strategy among corporate partners helping us accelerate our mission and improve more lives. Van Niekerk says that customers will still be able to access all the products that were previously available to them in Kenya and Tanzania, but with the added benefits of the MyBucks technology platform, which will ensure much faster product delivery, as well as more accurate credit scoring. "Our cutting-edge technology has effectively allowed us to refine the process of banking, building credit and accessing other short-term financial services, through virtual solutions and advanced technological applications. Going forward, our ultimate aim is to ensure that when compared to traditional methods our offering is fast, simple and trustworthy." MyBucks recently listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, raising EUR 15.5m which translates into a market capitalization of EUR 150m. MyBucks expects to announce further positive news regarding the remaining three countries (Ghana, Malawi and Uganda) in the next weeks. About MyBucks MyBucks is a FinTech company based in Luxembourg that delivers seamless financial services through technology. Through its brands GetBucks, GetBanked and GetSure the company offers unsecured consumer loans, banking solutions as well as insurance products to customers. MyBucks has experienced exponential growth since its inception in 2011 and today has operations in nine African and two European countries. MyBucks aims to ensure that its product offering is accessible, simple and trustworthy, in comparison to traditional, non-technological methods, ultimately working towards enhancing the benefits to the customer. The MyBucks' product offering enables customers to manage their financial affairs easily and conveniently. Discover more at: www.mybucks.com About Opportunity International Opportunity International is a global nonprofit organization that helps people in developing nations work their way out of poverty, transform their lives and strengthen their families and communities. Founded in 1971, the organization has provided more than $9 billion in loans to help clients launch and expand businesses, provide for their children and create jobs in their communities. Press Contact Sandy Greaves Campbell Phone: +27 83 408 3373 Email: sandy@mybucks.com --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 01.07.2016 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Archive at www.dgap.de --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: MyBucks S.A. 40, avenue Monterey L-2163 Luxembourg Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Phone: +352 2088 2123 Fax: +27 86 537 2010 E-mail: info@mybucks.com Internet: www.mybucks.com ISIN: LU1404975507 WKN: A2AJLT Listed: Open Market (Entry Standard) in Frankfurt End of News DGAP News Service --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 476809 01.07.2016

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