Author Archives: Massimo Famularo

About Massimo Famularo

Investment Manager and Blogger Focus on Distressed Assets and Non Performing Loans Interested in Politics, Economics,

Specialization and Concentration as main drivers

Unipol engaged 2 transactions with BPER involving Sale of the entire shareholding in Unipol Banca to BPER Banca for €220m in cash  Purchase by UnipolRec of a portfolio of the BPER Banca Group non-performing loans wth a gross value of 1.3€bn … Continue reading

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Italian banks and NPL Update 2019-02

Italy’s economy tipped into recession at the end of last year, according to latest figures. In the final three months of 2018, the economy shrank by 0.2%, following a 0.1% decline in the third quarter, according to the latest update published by ISTAT. … Continue reading

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#Savethedate Feb 8 2019 – IMN Conference in Greece

I am proud to be speaking at the IMN 2nd Annual Investors’ Conference on Greek and Cypriot NPLs. This year title will be “Establishing a Secondary Market”. The event will take place in Athens on 8 February 2019. In the panel … Continue reading

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Banco BPM selected Credito Fondiario and Elliott for its NPL disposal

Banco BPM approved the binding offer submitted by Elliott International, L.P. (“Elliott”) and Credito Fondiario S.p.A. (“CF”), one of the consortia selected as potential investors for the the last phase of the disposal process regarding a portfolio of bad loans (Project … Continue reading

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T6 Next event on Foreclosures

#Savethedate – Rome 3 December 2018 – T6 Association is going to held its annual event on Foreclosures and Real Estate. ASSOCIAZIONE T.S.E.I. – stands for  “Tavolo di Studio sulle Esecuzioni Italiane” and is a think thank working on the assessment … Continue reading

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Italian NPL Update 2018-10

Hoist Finance has entered into an agreement to lease and subsequently acquire the business going concern of the Italian debt collection companies Maran S.p.A. and R&S S.rl. (“Maran Group”) in a multistep process, in the context of their composition with … Continue reading

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Will Italian politics harm NPL market?

Italian government’s plan to  run fiscal deficit of 2.4% of GDP next year is causing some worries on financial markets (with pressure on the spread between of Italian long term public bond vs German ones commonly used as benchmark) because it … Continue reading

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