Category Archives: Italian Banks

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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Why the Prudential provisioning backstop won’t hurt (too much) Italian Banks

ECB published on 4th October an addendum to the Guidelines on NPL Mangement published the last march. A public consultation will be open until 8th December. The main point of this update is the suggestion of Prudential provisioning backstop for non-performing exposures. This basically … Continue reading

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Italian NPL Market Update 2017-10

Quaestio Capital SGR, on behalf of the Atlante II Fund, has signed a binding agreement to purchase approximately Euro 2.7 billion of non-performing loans from Cassa di Risparmio di Cesena, Cassa di Risparmio di Rimini and Cassa di Risparmio di San … Continue reading

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New Credit Village NPL Report

The New Report issued by Credit Village  provides some interesting insights on NPL market: The actual size of closed deal is significant lower that the amount initially announced (and report by press) The number of transactions is growing while the size … Continue reading

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