Repsol has reached a good intentions agreement with the Canadian company New Stratus Energy for the sale of assets in Ecuador, so that the oil company will leave the South American country, where it has been present for almost twenty years. The deal amounts about $5 M (about € 4.2 M) to be paid in two installments, although there could be additional contingent payments linked to certain circumstances, such as an extension of the service contracts term, which would bring it up to $12 M (about € 10.1 M).Read More
Before clompleting its merger with Bankia, Caixabank wants to reorganise its balance sheet and will put up for sale portfolios of problematic assets worth 1 billion euros. The doubtful assets CaixaBank intends to divest have been divided into two portfolios. The first, called ‘Project Hermitage’, is made up of ‘unsecured’ credits valued at some 600 million euros. The second one, under the name ‘Louvre Project’, consists of credits worth some 400 million euros with a real estate guarantee.