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      Webinar: French banks head into a more volatile business environment

      15/4/2024 Research EN

      Webinar: French banks head into a more volatile business environment

      Tuesday, April 23rd 2024 - 3:30 PM (CEST)

      Real Estate Insight - April 2024

      12/4/2024 Research EN

      Real Estate Insight - April 2024

      Europe’s real estate companies grapple with negative credit outlook; German banks look resilient despite CRE risks; bond market access is a differentiator for property companies; systemic risks are still high in European housing

      French banks quarterly: Heading into a more volatile business environment

      11/4/2024 Research EN

      French banks quarterly: Heading into a more volatile business environment

      Stalling economic growth in France could herald a more difficult period for French banks. Lacklustre fourth-quarter bank results, which already cast a shadow over otherwise satisfactory full-year performance, look increasingly less like an anomaly.

      Germany’s auto parts sector: defaults point to consolidation in cyclical downturn rather than crisis

      10/4/2024 Research EN

      Germany’s auto parts sector: defaults point to consolidation in cyclical downturn rather than crisis

      Multiple bankruptcies in Germany’s automotive parts sector since mid-2023 are less a sign of a sector-wide crisis than the impact of a cyclical downturn and tight credit conditions on suppliers with financial and commercial weaknesses.

      Scope publishes final rating methodology for Pharmaceutical Companies’ Rating Methodology

      5/4/2024 Research EN

      Scope publishes final rating methodology for Pharmaceutical Companies’ Rating Methodology

      The methodology is now final following a call-for-comments period and will apply to all issuer and debt ratings of corporates in the sector. The application of the updated methodology will not trigger any rating changes.

      Scope publishes final rating methodology for European Real Estate Rating Methodology

      28/3/2024 Research EN

      Scope publishes final rating methodology for European Real Estate Rating Methodology

      The methodology is now final following a call-for-comments period and will apply to all issuer and debt ratings of European real estate corporates. The methodology might have a limited negative impact on outstanding ratings of one issuer.

      Webinar: Commercial real estate – how concerned should debt investors be?

      26/3/2024 Research EN

      Webinar: Commercial real estate – how concerned should debt investors be?

      Thursday, April 11th 2024 - 3:30 PM (CEST)

      German savings and co-operative banks well positioned to face challenges

      26/3/2024 Research EN

      German savings and co-operative banks well positioned to face challenges

      The strong financial results of Germany's savings and co-operative banks demonstrate a high degree of resilience to current challenges, including continued cost pressures and credit risks, particularly in real estate.

      The Wide Angle – European banking to 2030: more vigorous on the digital, more rigorous on risk

      25/3/2024 Research EN

      The Wide Angle – European banking to 2030: more vigorous on the digital, more rigorous on risk

      The future for European banks looks unmistakably digital and AI-driven. Emerging platform economies and the blurring of cyberspace borders between financial and non-financial businesses will further disrupt incumbent banks’ legacy structures.

      German banks: systemic crisis unlikely amid persistent concerns about real estate slump

      15/3/2024 Research EN

      German banks: systemic crisis unlikely amid persistent concerns about real estate slump

      Fears of a real estate crisis engulfing German banks, particularly around US office exposure, have overshadowed their better annual results announced in recent weeks. But there is no immediate risk of a systemic crisis.