Category Archives: Italian Banks

Intrum ready to close the deal with Intesa

As communicated yesterday Intrum has submitted a binding offer to Intesa Sanpaolo regarding the establishment of a servicer of non-performing loans (NPLs) in Italy. Highlights Intrum and Intesa Sanpaolo have agreed to establish a market leading servicer of non-performing loans … Continue reading

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2bn NPL Securitization for BPER

BPER is said to arrange a 2Bn NPL securitization. This deal will be in addition to the 1Bn already planned for Banco di Sardegna division and will probably use GACs guarrantee on the investment grade tranche. According to Milano Finanza the … Continue reading

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Intesa Sanpaolo BP: from bank to asset manager

As reported by Reuters  Intesa SanPaolo set an ambitious goal to almost halve its stock of bad loans and boost net income. The new business plan that will be released on Tuesday targets 6 billion euros ($7.4 billion) in profits in 2021 on rising … Continue reading

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Italian banks look healthier and will continue to heal in 2018 (S&P Ratings)

ROME, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — Italian banks are looking healthier now than they have for the past few years and will continue to heal in 2018, Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings said in a report on Tuesday evening. The ratings … Continue reading

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Italian NPL Market Update 2017-12

Banca Carige entered into a binding agreement with Credito Fondiario S.p.A., for the non-recourse disposal of a portfolio of mortgage and signature bad loans for a gross nominal value of approximately EUR 1.2 bn (see press release). The transfer price will amount to EUR 265.7 … Continue reading

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Why Carige and Creval experience proves that ECB was right on guide lines

The recent troubles that Carige and Creval experienced in going to the market to raise new capital can be considered a confirmation of how needed and appropriate are detailed guidelines on NPL accounting and why the attempt of undermining this wise practice … Continue reading

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Was FINO transfer price fair?

According Bloomberg : The European Central Bank is examining UniCredit SpA’s landmark sale of 17.7 billion euros ($20.6 billion) of bad loans to assess whether the price the bank reported accurately reflects the terms of the transaction, according to people familiar … Continue reading

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