PwC Dealmaker Financial Services Summit – Vienna 2018

On September 18th this year, PwC Financial Services re-united Europe’s leading FS deals professionals at the Dealmaker Financial Services Summit which was organized in Vienna. With over 20 speakers and more than 150 participants from numerous international commercial and investment banks, investors and regulators, it was one of the largest events dedicated to FS deals […]

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How to find the equilibrium in your loan portfolio?

Over the past two years, the banking sector in the EU faced several challenges: from the low interest rate environment, accounting (e.g. IFRS 9) or regulatory changes (SREP, CRD IV/CRR, BRRD, EBA Stresstest, ECB & EBA guidance on non-performing loans, New default definition, etc.) to the disruption of traditional banking business models via the entry […]

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Is Ukraine a new NPL hotspot?

With the Ukrainian government intent on liberalizing the NPL market and the country’s NPL loan volume totalling EUR 19.3 billion, Ukraine has the potential to become another distressed debt industry hotspot, especially if political stability improves.

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Real Estate Risk Management – A New Steering Measure

Die Messung des immobilienwirtschaftlichen Risikos und dessen gezielte Steuerung anhand von zukunftsgerichteten Key-Risk-Indikatoren (KRI) findet in der Immobilienbranche bisher kaum Anwendung. In einer zunehmend dynamischeren Umwelt stellt die Einführung von Steuerungs-KRI zukünftig einen Wettbewerbsvorteil dar. 

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NPL Forward Flow Deals

Forward Flow Agreements offer workout departments a new option for a seamless disposal of assets with an exceptional level of customizability. The fixed pricing conditions over the period of the agreement provide predictability to sellers and investors entering into this mutually beneficial relationship.   Situation The decrease in non-performing loans (NPL) stock in Europe is an overall […]

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GDPR and Its Impact on M&A Transactions

Safeguarding private individuals’ identity and privacy has always been an important topic in portfolio transactions, but in the light of GDPR it is increasingly essential to finding the right solution to assess and maintain personal data.

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Debt Solutions

PwC launched its fully operational loan servicing platform in cooperation with the Silverton Group and 720° Restructuring & Advisory catering to both banks and investors with tailor made services for their non-performing loans and other non-core assets.   Why For the first time, non-performing loans (NPL)in Austria and SEE can be managed across national boundaries […]

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It’s time to get on again! – Securitisations back on the rise

For the better part of the last decade, securitisations have enjoyed a bad reputation. They have been blamed for causing the financial crisis of 2007/08. But is securitisation really this bad? Should securitisation be blamed as all evil of the financial market?   I do not believe so – but let us take a step […]

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The important role of transaction platforms in shrouded NPL markets

Regulators are currently increasing the pressure on banks to reduce their NPL stock, which is considered one of the biggest challenges for the banking industry in Europe. In this context, loan transactions are a common recovery tool in workout management. The need of a fully functioning secondary market for NPL portfolios is therefore essential. Yet, […]

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Disposal of Single Ticket Pools

Single Ticket pools represent innovative sale structure capturing benefits of both traditional single tickets & portfolio sales. PwC has analyzed its key feature in more detail and can provide you with valuable insights – from flexibility of perimeter composition and disposal structure, via possibility of show-casing individual names to leveraging on other assets in the […]

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