Monthly Archives: June 2016

Italian Bank NPLs: Montecillo June 2016 News Digest

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The gripping saga of Italy’s NPLs proceeds apace, firstly with Unicredit’s alleged offer to put 1,5Bn Euros into rescuing Banca Popolare di Vicenza. Although Ghizzoni, the CEO and an old hand at Unicredit, claims the offer wasn’t binding, the Board appears to have taken exception to hearing about this commitment only when the Atlante fund […]


The Deloitte Italian NPL Outlook

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Italian Bank NPLs: Montecillo March 2016 News Digest

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The ECB has not only required capital increases from Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca, but is also imposing strict deadlines. Vicenza’s is now, and Veneto’s capital increase is set for June. The hurried meetings of banks called by Padoan’s team during February have given birth to atlante, a privately funded vehicle pooling resources […]


Italian Bank NPLs: Montecillo February 2016 News Digest

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After a year lost as we all awaited the result of Italy and Brussels arguing about what did and did not constitute state aid, everybody has now figured out the limited impact of the Treasury guarantee, and estimates are getting bigger of how much recapitalization the Italian banks are going to need. After Barclays’ initial […]