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Irish MPs look to block NPL sale over debt fund concerns

A row has broken out over attempts by a state-owned bank to sell a large portfolio of mortgage loans to “vulture funds”.

Oaktree picks up €150m of Spanish bank NPLs

The portfolio, acquired from Sareb, consists of defaulted loans secured against residential assets and plots of land.

PDI 2017 awards: Up and running!

Last year you voted in your thousands. This year, we are hoping the eventual tally will be even larger as we launch our biggest-ever PDI awards. See here to get going in our survey – it won’t take long to complete. Twelve months ago, we raised the number of categories by four from 39 to […]

All roads lead to Rome – eventually

Italy is not the easiest environment for NPL investors, but it accounts for around half of the European opportunity, writes David Turner.

New kids on the lending block

Speciality finance could offer private debt investors lucrative returns, but they need to be willing to roll their sleeves up.

Report: Bain credit arm set to move Europe HQ to Dublin

The switch from London to Dublin will see the Bain brand extended into Ireland.

NPL sell-off won’t solve bank problems, MEPs told

Forcing banks to sell off their NPLs could worsen their profitability woes, MEPs have been told.

Commission warns ECB on NPL crackdown

European Central Bank plans to tighten up non-performing loan rules could be rolled back due to fears of a fire sale.

Liberbank sells €602m NPL portfolio

The Spanish bank has passed on the mainly residential portfolio to Bain Capital and Oceanwood.

Portuguese NPL sales set to accelerate

The heat is on from regulators and politicians to whittle down the country’s NPL mountain.