Treasury works on RBS 'bad bank' plan

February 2009
EG: Estates Gazette;2/14/2009, Issue 906, p31
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The article reports that European governments were working on plans to shore up some of commercial property's largest and most important lenders. The British government is working on a plan to transfer Royal Bank of Scotland loans and financial instruments into a separate bad bank vehicle. The Irish government also stepped in to recapitalise Allied Irish Bank and Bank of Ireland, which have property and construction loan books of £47 billion and £38 billion, respectively.


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