In the second quarter of 2014 the PKO Bank Polski Group delivered net profit of PLN 855.6 million, a 6.6 per cent. gain over the previous quarter. It is the first period in which the consolidated results incorporate those of the recently acquired Nordea group companies, positive income contributors that bolstered the Group’s position of leadership in the Polish banking market and increased its market shares in all the main segments. Income of the second quarter grew by 16 per cent. q/q through expansion of net interest, fee and commission and other income. The takeover augmented the Group’s market share to 17 per cent. Its consolidated assets received a 22.5 per cent. boost on y/y basis, rising to PLN 242.3 billion. PKO Bank Polski maintained its substantially higher than sector average profitability and effectiveness.