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Permanent TSB Group (IL0A)


Thursday 12 September, 2019

Permanent TSB Group

Sale of Non-Performing Loan Portfolio

RNS Number : 1169M
Permanent TSB Group Holdings PLC
12 September 2019

12 September 2019                                                                                          







Permanent TSB plc ("PTSB", "the Bank"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Permanent TSB Group Holdings plc, has agreed to sell a Non Performing Loan ("NPL") portfolio ("Glas Tranche II") to the retail credit firm Start Mortgages DAC ("Start Mortgages"), in co-operation with LSF Irish Holdings 101 DAC, both affiliates of the Lone Star Funds. Start Mortgages has been authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland since November 2008 and will become the servicer of the Glas Tranche II Portfolio when the transaction completes.   

The portfolio has a gross balance sheet value of €506 million and a net book value of c. €274 million.  In the year to December 2018, this loan portfolio generated net interest income of c. €6 million. At completion, PTSB will receive cash consideration of €264 million.  The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.

This transaction will reduce the overall NPL ratio at PTSB from c. 10% to c. 7% and increase the Common Equity Tier 1 Ratio by c. 30bps.




For further information, please contact:



Eamonn Crowley

Chief Financial Officer

[email protected]

+353 1 669 5354

Nicola O'Brien
Head of External Reporting & Investor Relations

[email protected]
+353 1 669 5283

Leontia Fannin
Head of Corporate Affairs & Communications

[email protected]

+353 87 973 3143




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