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Banco Macro announces Results for the Second Quarter of 2017

Banco Macro announces Results for the Second Quarter of 2017

Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 9, 2017 - Banco Macro S.A. (NYSE: BMA; BCBA: BMA) ("Banco Macro" or "BMA" or the "Bank") announced today its results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2017 ("2Q17"). All figures are in Argentine pesos (Ps.) and have been prepared in accordance with Argentine GAAP.


The Bank’s net income totaled Ps.2.0 billion in 2Q17.This result was 14% higher than the Ps.1.8 billionposted in the first quarter of 2017 ("1Q17") and 12% higher than a year ago. In 2Q17, the accumulated annualized return on average equity ("ROAE") and the accumulated annualized return on average assets ("ROAA") were 30.7% and 4.7%, respectively.

In 2Q17, Banco Macro’s financing to the private sector grew 12% or Ps.11.3 billion quarter over quarter ("QoQ") totaling Ps.105.2 billion and increased 49% or Ps.34.5 billion year over year ("YoY"). In the quarter, growth was driven by commercial loans, among which Documents and Others stand out, which grew 15% and 30% QoQ, respectively. Meanwhile within consumer loans, personal loans and credit cards rose 12% and 5% QoQ, respectively.

In 2Q17, the accumulated efficiency ratio reached 45.0%, lower than the 47.0% posted in 1Q17 and the 46.3% in 2Q16. Net fee income over administrative expenses was 57.7%, higher than the 56.2% registered in the previous quarter and the 53.4% in 2Q16.

In 2Q17, Banco Macro’s total deposits grew 7% QoQ, totaling Ps.123.7 billion and representing 81% of the Bank’s total liabilities. Private sector deposits grew 10% QoQ.

Banco Macro continued showing a strong solvency ratio, with excess capital of Ps.28.8 billion (post Primary Follow-On Equity Offering) and 26.3% regulatory capitalization ratio - Basel III. In addition, the Bank’s liquid assets remained at an adequate level, reaching 53.2% of its total deposits in 2Q17.

In 2Q17, the Bank’s non-performing to total financing ratio was 1.27% and the coverage ratio reached 168.08%.

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Quarterly Conference Call
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time | 12:00 p.m. Buenos Aires Time

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The conference call will have the presence of Jorge Pablo Brito (Member of the Board of Directors), Gustavo Manriquez (General Manager) and Jorge Scarinci (Finance and Investor Relations Manager)

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