European banks unproductive assets

The year has just started with the banking sector rising strongly

Spain, Italy, Germany and Austria the markets with highest options of banking M&A

According to Moody’s, the markets where there are the highest possibilities of integration are Spain, Italy, Germany and Austria. Unlike Italy’s banks, Moody’s believes the Spanish lenders are under less pressure to reduce their unproductive assets, thanks to the improving economic cycle and increased profitability at the operating level