Landesbank restructuration

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German bank Helaba ensures state help ahead of Basel III

The owners of German regional bank Helaba agreed this week to adapt their participation in profit, loss and any liquidation proceeds so the entity can comply with the future requirements of banking supervisory law Basel III. Landesbank Hessen-Thueringen (Helaba) is owned by the State of Hesse, the Free State of Thuringia and the Savings Banks and Giro Association Hesse-Thuringia (Sparkassen und Giroverband Hessen-Thueringen SGVHT). Following the accord, instead of a fixed…