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      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

      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.

      Italian NPL collections: note sales fall to almost zero in February

      8/4/2024 Research EN

      Italian NPL collections: note sales fall to almost zero in February

      February 2024 Italian NPL collections of EUR 114m were 15% up month-on-month but 18% below the February average of the three previous years.

      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)

      Italian NPL collections: monthly volumes down by more than half in January

      19/3/2024 Research EN

      Italian NPL collections: monthly volumes down by more than half in January

      January 2024 Italian NPL collections of EUR 99m were 56% down month-on-month and 12% below the January average of the three previous years, continuing the declining trend observed throughout 2023.

      Scope updates its European Utilities Rating Methodology and calls for comments

      15/3/2024 Research EN

      Scope updates its European Utilities Rating Methodology and calls for comments

      The proposed update clarifies and further refines Scope’s analytical approach. The methodology as proposed will not have an impact on outstanding ratings.

      Bayer proceeds with caution over restructuring: timing is crucial in any refocus on pharma

      13/3/2024 Research EN

      Bayer proceeds with caution over restructuring: timing is crucial in any refocus on pharma

      Bayer AG’s caution over a possibly far-reaching restructuring of its pharmaceutical and crop-science activities is frustrating shareholders but is understandable given the high stakes involved in restoring the company’s investment case.

      Scope updates its General Structured Finance Rating Methodology

      6/3/2024 Research EN

      Scope updates its General Structured Finance Rating Methodology

      No impact on existing ratings