B2Holding acquires a non-performing secured corporate loan portfolio in Croatia in a co-investment structure with the DDM Group
The B2Holding Group has in a 50/50 joint venture structure with DDM Group, signed an agreement with HETA Asset Resolution for the acquisition of a non-performing loan portfolio in Croatia composed of secured corporate loans. The portfolio has a face value of approximately EUR 800 million. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to be closed in the first or early second quarter of 2019.
The portfolio will be serviced within the joint venture structure, with assistance from B2Kapital Croatia. The acquisition will be financed by available liquidity and drawing rights under the bank facility.
“The co-investment structure is an important milestone in the development of the Croatian subsidiary B2 Kapital and confirms B2Holding’s interest in acquiring portfolios in the Croatian market. The co-investment structure positions B2Holding for further growth and development in the Central European region, while simultaneously broadening our asset base and increasing revenues from third party collection business”, says Olav Dalen Zahl, CEO of B2Holding ASA.
Regarding this acquisition, the Regional Director for Central Europe region, Ilija Plavčić thanked all parties involved, especially B2Holding Group, Team from Luxembourg, Regional Acquisition team and DDM Group team for good collaboration and pointed that this agreement is a very important milestone for B2 Kapital Croatia, Central Europe Region and B2Holding Group. For more news from B2Holding, please visit official webpage www.b2holding.no