Category Archives: Italian Banks

#Savethedate NPL Call 3 aprile

A 360° conversation on Covid-19 impact on current status and reasonable perspectives of Credit Management Industry, NPL Market and broad banking industry with Giovanni Bossi and myself. #SavetheDate April 3rd 12 pm Italian time. Join the call with this link … Continue reading

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Hard times for Italian Banks

In the mid-1990s Bill Gates declared “banking is necessary, banks are not” Today disruption process promoted by fintech companies can be seen as the coup de grace to weakened traditional banks that over the years have struggled to compete with … Continue reading

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Italian banks and NPL Update 2020-0

Intesa Sanpaolo kicked off long-awaited consolidation among Italian banks with a surprise 4.86 billion euro ($5.3 billion) takeover bid for smaller rival UBI Banca. (my article in Italian). This seem to be quite the opposite strategy of Unicredit that is … Continue reading

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Will ECB become less demanding on Banks’ M&A?

The European Central Bank (ECB) published the outcomes of its 2019 Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP). While capital requirements in 2019 remain unchanged from 2018, at 10.6%, some significant concerns remain regarding business models’ sustainability, with low profitability as … Continue reading

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Bankit update on NPLs’ Recovery Rates

The number 18 of Bankit Notes on Financial Stability and Supervision provides an update to NPLs’ Recovery Rates analysis performed in number 13 and 11. The note also illustrates the results of the yearly survey on NPL sales, conducted by … Continue reading

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Italian banks and NPL Update 2019-10

Concentration through M&A seem to be a relevant trend among NPL investors and special servicers in Italy: Credito Fondiario and Banca IFIS decided not to continue their exclusive negotiation to form a new platform with som 45m of Asset Under … Continue reading

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#SaveTheDate IMN’s 4th Annual Investors’ Conference on Italian & European NPLs

IMN’s 4th Annual Investors’ Conference on Italian & European NPLs will return to Milan, Italy on 13 November 2019 to address the latest updates in the non-performing loan market. Link to event page The conference will bring together leading representatives … Continue reading

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