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Liebscher Calls for New Model of Bad Banks

Published: June 18, 2012; 18:28 · (Vindobona)

The chairman of Austria´s Fimbag, the state holding of nationalized banks, wants to put aside toxic assets of nationalized banks.

Liebscher Calls for New Model of Bad Banks / Picture: © Das Rudolfinerhaus

Klaus Liebscher suggests to create new legal vehicles for nationalized banks, in which risky and non-performing assets should be warehoused. For Austria taxpayers, this would be less expansive than new capital injections for nationalized banks.

Liebscher explains that the German model could be reasonable. Hypo Group and Kommunalkredit should create a special purpose vehicle…

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