Author Archives: Massimo Famularo

About Massimo Famularo

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

UTPs are the hotspot of Italian NPE Market

According Milano Finanza, some 18 Bn Unlikely To Pay exposures are going to be offloaded from banks’ balance sheets or assigned to outsourcers for credit management. Monte dei Paschi di Siena, is said to be ready to sell 8Bn of … Continue reading

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Unsecured Debt Purchasing & Servicing – IDF, Milan 22nd May

Proud to be moderating the panel on Unsecured Debt Purchasing & Servicing at the next Italian Debt Forum NPL & Restructuring in Milan on May 22. The event will take place at Four Points Sheraton Hotel Milano Confirmed speakers include … Continue reading

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New Models of Credit Management: the UTP challenge and the broader NPE environment in Italy

Proud to announce that on the 13th of May during the 2nd annual NPL Securitisation Seminar, will be held my seminar on Topics discussed will include: Challenges for the special servicing industry raised by increasing volumes Competitive landscape consolidation, specialization, … Continue reading

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GACs is back (and lots of securitizations will follow)

As reported by Reuters, Italy and the European Commission have agreed on the renewal of a state guarantee scheme aimed at facilitating the sales of bad bank loans. The so-called ‘GACS’ scheme expired on March 6, but the Italian government … Continue reading

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NPE R-Evolution: 2019 CV Sprig Day

Proud to be speaking at the 2019 edition of CV Spring Day that will be held at Palazzo Mezzanotte, the congress center placed in the historical building of Milan Stock Exchange on April 5. This year programm will include 2 … Continue reading

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Specialization and Concentration as main drivers of NPL market

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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