Hansabankas in Lithuania up 87 per

Lithuanian finance group, Hansabankas, which includes Hanza
Lizingas (Hansa Leasing), announced a rise of 87 per cent in
unaudited net profits for the first 9 months of 2007, up to a
record €86.14m.

The bank alone raised profits by 73 per cent to €780m, up from
€451m for the same period in 2006.