Project Bidasoa: Sareb Sells a Land-Backed Debt Portfolio to Bain

16 November 2018 – El Economista

On Friday, the Company for the Management of Assets proceeding from the Restructuring of the Banking System (Sareb) announced the sale to the fund Bain Capital Credit of a portfolio of loans with a nominal value of €159 million.

The operation, known as Bidasoa, includes loans backed for the most part by land located in various regions of Spain.

The plots that secure the debt are mainly located in Barcelona, in the municipalities of Sant Quirze del Vallés and Viladecans; Cádiz, in La Línea de la Concepción; Málaga (in Manilva) and Madrid.

For the operation, the bad bank has received financial advice from Alantra and legal advice from Bird & Bird.

Original story: El Economista 

Translation: Carmel Drake