Banks and Financial Institutions
Solid experience, knowledge of the regulatory environment and presence in eleven European markets enable Hoist Finance to offer banks and financial institutions extensive support with debt restructuring solutions.
Hoist Finance focuses on Europe’s major banks and financial institutions. In the past ten years, we have done business with all of the ten largest European
banks and often in several countries. Offering flexible solutions and capacity to manage complex acquisitions that include multiple asset classes has been a key to success.
A bank’s customers must be handled smoothly and with great care following the transfer of a portfolio to Hoist Finance. With strict procedures and processes, we can ensure fair treatment of customers in compliance with the selling bank’s compliance criteria. The best results are always achieved when the transfer of customers is planned well in advance.
Some of the key components of Hoist Finance’s offering are:
- Good understanding of the regulated banking environment.
- Flexible and customised service offering on the ground in major European markets.
- In-house customer relations, which safeguards superior understanding of the customers’ situation as well as good operational control, including risk management and compliance.
- More than 25 years of experience in debt restructuring solutions.
Regulated as a bank
Hoist Finance has been a regulated credit market company since 1996; for almost 25 years. The regulated status has given us advantages such as access to low-cost funding through deposit savings.
Being regulated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, Hoist Finance is subject to most of Sweden’s banking regulations. Operating in a regulatory environment has built trust in Hoist Finance and our ability to understand the challenges that banks are faced with.
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Hoist Finance is a full-service supplier, capable of servicing various stages of the credit risk cycle.
During 2019, the Secured NPL asset class became increasingly important for Hoist Finance. By expanding in this asset class, we have become more of a full service provider for a variety of debt resolution to banks and financial institutions.
Most portfolios acquired by Hoist Finance have historically been tertiary loans, which have been in default for 2-5 years. In more recent years, fresher debt has been acquired as debt markets have matured.
Acquired loans are generally categorised according to credit risk and impact on the loss allowance:
- Stage 1: No significant increase in credit risk
- Stage 2: Significant increase in credit risk, but no objective evidence of loss
- Stage 3: Objective evidence of loss
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