Denmark, 2014-04-30 08:27 CEST(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Q1 performance (Comparative figures for Q1 2013 are shown in brackets) Profit before tax amounted to DKK 331m( DKK 184m). This includes an income of DKK 148mconcerning the sale of Nets. -- Income rose to DKK 1,141m– an increase of 2% compared to Q1 2013 and 9% compared to Q4 2013. Deposits and loans and advances have gone up since the turn of the year and the Bank is experiencing a continued inflow of new clients. -- Costs (core earnings) rose to DKK 704m( DKK 661m) as a result of the acquisition of DiBa Bank. -- Impairment charges fell to DKK 319m( DKK 349m) after an extraordinary review of small exposures. Copyright © 2014 OMX AB (publ).