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NBG announces sale of 1.2-bln€ NPL portfolio to CarVal

Featured NBG announces sale of 1.2-bln€ NPL portfolio to CarVal

National Bank of Greece on Thursday announced the sale of another portfolio of unsecured NPLs, this time to CarVal, valued at 1.2 billion euros.

In a press release, NBG stated cited "... a definitive agreement with CarVal Investors for the disposal of a portfolio of unsecured non-performing portfolio of credit cards, consumer loans, small business loans  and small & medium enterprises loans  with total principal amount of c. €1.2 billion (Project Mirror). The transaction is being implemented in the context of NBG’s NPE Strategy and Operational Targets, as submitted to the Single Supervisory Mechanism.

"The servicing of the portfolio will be appointed, by the Investor, to QQuant Master Servicer which has been licensed and is regulated by the Bank of Greece under Law 4354/2015.

The consideration of the transaction amounts to more than 9% of the principal portfolio amount and is capital accretive to NBG (based on Q1 2019 CET 1 ratio)."