NBG sale of its 75 pct stake in Ethniki Insurance improves capital ratio by more than 100 bpsEconomyBanking
National Bank of Greece (NBG) announced on Thursday it entered into an agreement with the Dutch EXIN Financial Services Holdings BV for the sale of a 75 percent stake in Ethniki Insurance, NBG’s insurance subsidiary in Greece.
NBG net profits at 5 mln in Q1, NPEs drop for fourth straight quarterEconomyBanking
The National Bank of Greece (NBG) posted net profits of 5 million euros in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017, compared to 73 million in the previous quarter.
NBG records net profits of 73 mln in Q4, turns profitable for whole yearEconomyBanking
National Bank of Greece (NBG) remained profitable in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2016, with net profits of 73 million euros from 6 million in the previous quarter.
Greek banks conclude series of corporate actions as part of restructuringEconomyBanking
Greek banks concluded a number of corporate actions in the last month of 2016 as part of the implementation of their restructuring plans, which includes disposal of non-core assets and focus on specific markets.
NBG turns profitable in Q3, NPE stock drops further by 1 billionEconomyBanking
National Bank of Greece (NBG) turned profitable again in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016 with a positive bottom-line result of 16 million from losses of 3.06 billion in Q2, which fully reflected a one-off loss of 3.1 billion related to the recycling of Finansbank’s losses that were previously recognised in other comprehensive income.
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).
Alpha and NBG complete sales of hotelsEconomyBanking
Two of the four core Greek banks, Alpha and NBG, announced the completion of the sale of their hotel subsidiaries at the end of last week. Both transactions are part of the banks’ restructuring plans, which include, among others, disposal of non-core assets.
One-off loss affects NBG’s P&L, NPE stock drops by 900 mln in Q2EconomyBanking
National Bank of Greece (NBG) recorded net losses of 3.06 billion in the second quarter (Q2) of 2016, fully attributed to a one-off loss of 3.1 billion involving the recycling of losses related to Finansbank that were previously recognised in other comprehensive income as well as in equity and capital.