Emporiki seals sale-leaseback deal

Emporiki Bank, owned by France?s Credit Agricole, has completed a sale-and-leaseback deal on 14 of its real estate assets in a deal worth 45 million euros, it said in a statement on Thursday.

The bank said the agreement, signed with a Greek-American investor, is part of efforts to better utilize its real estate portfolio.

No details were provided on the real estate assets, which are located throughout Greece.