Scotiabank Donates $500,000 to Rescue and Relief Efforts in Peru

TORONTO, March 31, 2017 /CNW/ - Scotiabank is donating $500,000 USD to help with the rescue, relief and recovery efforts in Peru following the recent flooding and landslides. Our thoughts are with everyone impacted by the events.

"It is important that we contribute to the relief efforts during the ongoing flooding," said Miguel Uccelli, CEO of Scotiabank Peru. "We recognize that many of Scotiabank's customers, employees and friends have been affected and and want to support the work that's being done to help those in need during this difficult time."

Scotiabank is committed to helping our customers and employees impacted by the flooding, including helping refinance loans in affected areas. We recognize the personal circumstances of our individual customers and will work with them during these challenging times to help accommodate their needs.

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. We are dedicated to helping our 23 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 88,000 employees and assets of $887 billion (as at January 31, 2017), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). For more information, please visit www.scotiabank.com and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.

 

SOURCE Scotiabank

For further information: For media enquiries only: Gaby Rodriguez Larrain Salinas, Media Relations, Scotiabank Peru, Gaby.RodriguezLarrain@scotiabank.com.pe; Diana Hart, Public, Corporate and Government Affairs, Scotiabank, 416-866-7238, diana.hart@scotiabank.com

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