Industry News & Opinion
16 Jun 2017
Student loan debt in the UK has risen to more than £100bn for the first time, underlining the...
16 Jun 2017
AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne signalled to The Irish Times two weeks ago that while the bank...
16 Jun 2017
KBC Bank has become the latest mainstream lender to sell loans to a third party. The bank confirmed...
16 Jun 2017
Banco Santander SA is testing investor appetite for soured loans and repossessed property assets...
15 Jun 2017
Lindorff Group announced today that Trond Brandsrud, the Group’s current Chief Financial Officer...
15 Jun 2017
Greece is on track to receive vital bailout funds, after its international creditors narrowed their...
14 Jun 2017
As well as selling debt recovery services to clients such as Vesanto's gym, Intrum and other big...
14 Jun 2017
The resolution of Banco Popular, a troubled Spanish lender, and its subsequent sale to rival Banco...
12 Jun 2017
NPL & REO, Real Estate News June 12th, 2017 Santander Owns 40% Of Spain’s Toxic Assets After...
12 Jun 2017
Axactor has closed another large primary transaction in Spain, this transaction is from Santander....
7 Jun 2017
PS Delta s.r.o., part of the group of APS Holding a.s. companies (APS), has acquired a portfolio of...
7 Jun 2017
Spanish bank Banco Popular has been rescued from the brink of collapse by larger rival Santander for...
6 Jun 2017
Greek banks made progress in their fight to cut their exposure to doubtful and non-performing loans...
5 Jun 2017
Banking is in the business of confidence and trust. While the real work of cleaning up balance...
4 Jun 2017
After years of legal wrangling and setbacks, British homebuyers who were caught cold by the Spanish...
2 Jun 2017
Controversial US private-equity firm Cerberus is ditching a near-£600 million mortgage book,...
1 Jun 2017
Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has reached an agreement in principle with Pier Carlo Padoan, the...
1 Jun 2017
taly's top retail bank Intesa Sanpaolo has reached an agreement to sell a portfolio of bad loans...
1 Jun 2017
Banca Mediocredito del Friuli Venezia Giulia has signed a binding agreement to sell to Bain Capital...
31 May 2017
Banks need to adjust their business models to respond to new technology, says Supervisory Board...
31 May 2017
Italy’s troubled banks may suffer an additional 10 billion euros ($11 billion) in losses from the...
30 May 2017
Sareb has started its fifth year of life in a rather surprising way, by doubling its overall sales...
30 May 2017
B2Kapital S.r.l, the Italian subsidiary of B2 Holding ASA and the Italian bank Banca Sella, have...
29 May 2017
Bain Capital said on Monday it has agreed to buy a portfolio of non-performing loans worth $200...
29 May 2017
The credit rating agency Moody’s considers that Banco Popular does not have time to wait for the...
29 May 2017
Polish debt collection company Kruk said it has agreed to purchase a portfolio of secured and...
24 May 2017
Now, the rating is still A1 - the agency's fifth highest - but nevertheless does highlight growing...
16 May 2017
Italy’s largest banking group specialised in loan management services and Lindorff Italy, the...
12 May 2017
Bank sources have said that non-performing loans (NPLs) have grown as much as 2 billion euros since...
11 May 2017
KRUK has won an auction to purchase a corporate debt portfolio in Romania, with a nominal value of...
11 May 2017
Greece's central bank has granted a license to Pillarstone, the platform set up by private equity...
10 May 2017
Chinese commercial banks' non-performing loan (NPL) ratio stood at 1.74 percent at the end of March,...
10 May 2017
The changes agreed by Athens and its creditors to the legal framework on tackling nonperforming...
8 May 2017
KKR, a leading global investment firm, the asset manager Dunas Capital and the hotel group Alua...
7 May 2017
With so many new entrants trying to muscle into the UK banking sector, Banking Technology has put...
4 May 2017
The British real estate fund Benson Elliot and the joint venture created by Walton Street and...
3 May 2017
The CEO of BBVA, Carlos Torres, has confirmed that the bank expects to have digested all of the...
2 May 2017
Axactor has acquired another two unsecured NPL portfolios in Italy, the portfolios are Auto finance...
1 May 2017
Many banks across Europe suffer from high levels of non-performing loans (NPLs), in particular in...
26 Apr 2017
udging by the latest valuations which have appeared in the press, the balance of the first five...
21 Apr 2017
When the global financial crisis reached Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), in the fall of 2008, the...
21 Apr 2017
Swedish company Intrum Justitia AB has bought the Romanian debt recovery firm Top Factoring from...
21 Apr 2017
Banco Popular, the Spanish entity that is under the most pressure from the ECB to accelerate the...
21 Apr 2017
The Italian economy needs to “quickly” resolve the problem of banks' non-performing loans...
21 Apr 2017
European institutions are thinking over how best to rid Europe's banks of their bad loans. Current...
20 Apr 2017
MILAN – Värde Partners, the $12 billion global alternative investment firm, today closed on its...
20 Apr 2017
AIB has sold a large portfolio of non-performing buy-to-let property loans to Goldman Sachs for...
11 Apr 2017
Sistemia services the entire lifecycle of secured and unsecured credits, from inquiry to...
10 Apr 2017
Slovakian-based credit management company APS Investment will acquire the Hungarian Restructuring...
5 Apr 2017
Fitch said on Wednesday that European Central Bank guidance calling for eurozone banks with high...
3 Apr 2017
The loan management firm Cabot has purchased Project McLaren from the US fund Lone Star. The...
31 Mar 2017
Axactor has acquired the largest unsecured NPL portfolio since starting up in the fourth quarter of...
31 Mar 2017
The government has sold £11.8bn of Bradford & Bingley loans to insurance giant Prudential and US...
31 Mar 2017
Portugal has agreed to sell a 75 percent stake in state-rescued lender Novo Banco to U.S. private...
29 Mar 2017
US asset maangement firm Varde Partners signed an agreement to buy a 33% stake in Guber, a leading...
23 Mar 2017
CMS Budapest has advised Balbec Capital LP and APS Holding on the financing and acquisition of a...
20 Mar 2017
The ECB has today published its final guidance on non-performing loans (NPLs). The guidance marks an...
1 Mar 2017
The Turkish distressed asset market is set to open up with increasing investor interest from both...
28 Feb 2017
Nordea and Lindorff have entered into a service agreement in Finland where Lindorff will manage the...
21 Feb 2017
Funds and accounts managed or advised by Bain Capital Credit today have indirectly completed the...
7 Feb 2017
European financial services private equity firm AnaCap Financial Partners is to acquire a portfolio...
31 Jan 2017
Germany sees no benefit in setting up a European 'bad bank' to help ailing lenders in some EU...
24 Jan 2017
Cerberus Capital Management announced today that it raised $1.8 billion for its fourth global...
10 Jan 2017
In 2016 KRUK invested PLN 1.3bn in 99 debt portfolios with a total nominal value of PLN 16.4bn. It...
10 Jan 2017
As opposed to Moody's claim that the non-performing loan ratio of Turkish banks is likely to rise...
8 Jan 2017
The Co-op Bank has drafted in advisers to help offload a chunk of its balance sheet ahead of a...
4 Jan 2017
TPG Real Estate, the real estate platform of leading global private investment firm TPG, announced...
21 Dec 2016
The deal had been brewing for several months and had been well flagged by the major players...
21 Nov 2016
Growth in Spain again exceeded expectations this year, and bank deleveraging appears to have reached...
14 Nov 2016
Intrum Justitia and Lindorff announce their intention to combine to create the industry leading...
28 Oct 2016
Intrum Justitia has entered into an agreement to acquire a non-performing secured debt portfolio in...
11 Oct 2016
Some of the world’s biggest distressed-debt investors are on the hunt for deals in Australia, amid...
20 Sep 2016
KKR today announced the appointment of Paul Yang, current President and CEO of China Development...
1 Sep 2016
A number of banks in Member States across the Euro area are currently experiencing high levels of...
27 Aug 2016
Foreign distressed debt managers are watching the surge of non-performing loans on Chinese bank...
12 Aug 2016
Four companies have submitted requests to the Bank of Greece to obtain a license to manage the...
19 Jul 2016
The operative group company Inkasso Becker Wuppertal, the group’s specialist for mail order...
28 Feb 2016
I watched an interesting video in which the CEO of ING, Ralph Hamers shared his views on the future...

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