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VBAG and Investkredit Announce Repurchase of Hybrid Capital

Published: May 22, 2012; 16:37 · (Vindobona)

Austrian Volksbanken-Aktiengesellschaft (VBAG) and Investkredit Bank AG (IK) announce offers to repurchase hybrid capital, like other banks did before.

VBAG and Investkredit Announce Repurchase of Hybrid Capital / Picture: © Wikipedia / MrPanyGoff

This liability management measure is part of the restructuring agreement with the Republic of Austria and was approved by the European Commission and the Austrian Financial Markets Authority. The aim is to enhance VBAG´s capital position by increasing core capital.

In total, VBAG and IK have issued hybrid capital securities via special purpose vehicles in an amount of € 300m…

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