BayernLB Rejects Settlement with Hypo Group

Professional ServicesBanks ♦ Published: March 2, 2013; 14:01 ♦ (Vindobona)

The German banking group and its former Austrian subsidiary do not reach a compromise. BayernLB wants Hypo Group to repay a loan of € 2.3bn.

BayernLB Rejects Settlement with Hypo Group / Picture: © BayernLB

At the end of 2009, when Hypo Group was sold to the Austrian state, BayernLB granted a major loan to Hypo Group. The remaining loan with a size of € 2.3bn is due in 2013. In total, the sum in dispute comes at € 4.0bn.

In December, the management board and the shareholders of the Austrian nationalized bank resolved to stop payments to the former owner BayernLB. According to…