HFSF sets out bank divestment strategy, marking final chapter in turbulent storyEconomyBanking
The Greek authorities moved a step closer last week to their objective of divesting the state’s share in the systemic banks through the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) after the publication of the divestment strategy that was compiled by Rothschild and was approved by the Finance Ministry at the end of last year.
BoG and HFSF schemes under scrutiny as banks look for a way forward on bad loansEconomyBanking
Banks continue to make progress on reducing their bad loans, with the Bank of Greece (BoG) presenting its strategy for reducing bad loans to the European Commission at the end of last week.
Amid market turbulence, Greece searches for scheme to help banks reduce bad loansEconomyBanking
Following weeks of uncertainty and pressure on the banking sector, which climaxed in a big drop in bank share prices on Wednesday, there have been reports of efforts to provide the Greek lenders with assistance.
HFSF records losses of 1.2 bln in 9-month amid revaluation losses from bank holdingsEconomyBanking
The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) posted net losses of 1.25 billion euros in the 9-month period of 2016 from 8.89 billion a year ago, its interim financial report showed on Friday.
HFSF posts losses of 1.1 bln in H1 weighed down by valuation losses of bank holdingsEconomyBanking
The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) recorded net losses of 1.14 billion in the first half of 2016 from 4.15 billion in the corresponding period last year, according to the interim financial report published on Wednesday
Government steps in as NBG row takes new twistEconomyBanking
Just one day after the election of the new chairman at the National Bank of Greece (NBG), which was seen as providing respite in the recent dispute between the NBG top management and the bank’s major shareholder, the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF), things appear to be flaring up again at the lender.
NBG elects chairman, HFSF calls time-out in dispute over managementEconomyBanking
The turmoil at the National Bank of Greece (NBG) caused by the dispute between the NBG top management and the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) over the new chairman at the bank seems to have temporarily ended on Wednesday.
Deadlock at NBG over chairman appointmentEconomyBanking
While it is widely acknowledged that the key challenge for Greek banks going forward is tackling the huge stock of non-performing exposures (NPEs), a new complication emerged over the past few days regarding the appointment of a new chairman at National Bank (NBG).
HFSF records losses of 578 mln in Q1 on negative revaluation of bank holdingsEconomyBanking
The interim financial statements of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) published on Friday afternoon showed net losses of 577.83 million euros in the first quarter (Q1) of 2016 from 4.97 billion a year ago.
HFSF study identifies constraints on developing dynamic NPL marketEconomyBanking
The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) published on Friday an updated analysis of the non-regulatory constraints and developments for the development of a non-performing loan (NPL) market in Greece.