Toxic, unproductive or problematical, or however you want to call those assets which were the ruin of the Spanish banks, are not easy to get rid of. Assets linked to the property bubble reached over 300 billion euros at the worst point of the crisis, between 2011 and 2012. But thanks to the lenders’ huge efforts, the last official figure from the Bank of Spain stands at 190 billion euros.
Liberbank property assets
Liberbank has signed a binding agreement to set up a company with Bain Capital Credit and Oceanwood. The aim will be to administer, develop and dispose of a portfolio of foreclosed property assets belonging to the LBK group.