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Poland - Factors to Watch on Oct 10

Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch, whichmay affect Poland's financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMESGMT (Poland: GMT + 2 hours):

ZE PAK

Would-be investors in ZE PAK, eyeing jittery financialmarkets and the Polish utility's ageing plants, are likely todrive a hard bargain in a flotation which may not achieve amarket value much above 1.5 billion zlotys ($478 million).

The company will publish its prospectus on Wednesday. PKO BP Poland would prefer selling a stake in its top lender PKO BP

only to financial institutions, rather than through asecondary public offering directed at the whole market, agovernment official was quoted as saying on Wednesday.

WIND POWER

Polish grid operator PSE Operator lacks the capacity toconnect new wind farms to its network, daily Puls Biznesureported quoting an unnamed source from the company.

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