Even as some European banks eye early LTRO repayments, others are using acrobatics to avoid, or...

|By:, SA News Editor

Even as some European banks eye early LTRO repayments, others are using acrobatics to avoid, or at least delay, facing potential capital problems. The moves include unorthodox structures designed to improve capital ratios, and complex transactions that help struggling customers temporarily avoid loan defaults. The tactics appear most prevalent in Spain.