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Government Support for the Hypo Group

Published: December 13, 2010; 23:21 · (Vindobona)

The Hypo Group is still far away the end of restructuring. Losses between € 700m and € 900m are expected for this year. The state gives a guarantee for 500m.

Government Support for the Hypo Group / Picture: ©

Due to the still continuing real estate crisis in the Balkans, the Hypo Group receives a guarantee from the State for € 500m. The Supervisory Board of the Hypo Group nationalized last year has made a corresponding crucial decision. The guarantees are necessary to ensure that the bank does not have to sell property below the purchase price. Emergency sales at this time would…

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