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# Bad Bank

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# nama surplus
Explainer: Will Nama really return a €4 billion surplus to the State?
Nama published its year-end review for 2020 yesterday.
# progress report
Social housing stock dries up but Nama says it's still on course to deliver 20,000 homes by 2020
The head of Nama has hailed 2018 as “another very successful year”.
# Bad Bank
'It saddens me to be part of a parliament that brings about this grief' - Nama told
But the bad bank’s boss came out swinging against claims it was being a bully.
# Bad Bank
NAMA's court bid to seize dead farmer's land from widow and son
The Public Accounts Committee is to seek a hearing with the widow of a farmer who took his own life two years ago.
Aaron McKenna: Massive state intervention in house building? Welcome back to 2007
In the normal course of things, Nama would be wound down and consigned to the history books…
# New departure
Pathway to 'Dublin's Canary Wharf': Nama's €3 billion property play
Developers who had lands transferred to the State’s bad bank could end up developing sites in the Docklands.
# Bad Bank
Harry Crosbie is suing Nama over €77 million debt charge
The former developer is alleging that Nama leaked personal information about him and is unfairly pursuing him over debts.
# sky's the limit
NAMA promises "the sight of cranes returning to Dublin’s Docklands"
The state’s bad bank generated €4.5 billion last year.
# behind closed doors
NAMA sold 26 properties with 'no evidence of open marketing'
The state’s bad bank is also unable to say how much it takes in rental income.
# Bad Bank
Insolvency chief blasts Bank of Ireland
The state-backed lender’s refusal to engage with personal insolvency legislation is in the crosshairs.
# Bad Bank
NAMA sells €5.4bn Northern Ireland loan book but won't disclose sale price
The loan portfolio, codenamed Project Eagle, has been sold to New York based investment firm Cerberus.
# Asset sell off
Want to get into bed with NAMA? Form a queue...
121 companies have expressed an interest in partnering on NAMA’s property portfolio.
# Bad Bank
'Highly unlikely' that NAMA will still be operating by 2020
The bad bank announced plans today for another multi-billion redemption of senior bonds.
# Bad Bank
Banks with worst complaints handling are named and shamed
Mortgages arrears complaints made up half of all cases in 2013.
# Sales
NAMA has raised €16.5 billion since 2010
The bad bank raised €5.8 billion of that figure in 2013.
NAMA to be called before Public Accounts Committee over leak allegations
Hearings are likely to take place with National Asset Management Agency and Department of Finance officials in the New Year.
# Bad Bank
Ulster Bank assets to be transferred to RBS 'bad bank'
The UK taxpayer rescued RBS says it will conduct a review of Ulster Bank “for supporting the Northern Irish and Irish economies”.
NAMA sells 17 per cent stake in holding company to UK firm
The State’s ‘bad bank’ has announced the sale of 17 per cent of shares in its investment holding company to a UK firm.
# Spain
Sound familiar? Spain creates 'bad bank', limits bank execs pay to €500k
Some are even calling it ‘El Nama’…
Bacon: 'Sell NAMA and create a new national mortgage bank'
Peter Bacon, the man who invented NAMA, believes the time has come for the State to consider a privatisation.
'Considerable challenge' for Nama to break even - official report
Falling house prices and disappointing rental returns mean the taxpayer may not recoup money poured into Nama, a new Government report suggests.
# unlock NAMA
In pictures: Unlock NAMA occupation of building in Dublin city centre
The campaign yesterday took over a building in Dublin’s city centre which they said was owned by NAMA. Here’s the best photographs from what happened.
# unlock NAMA
Protesters take over NAMA-owned building and open it to the public
The Unlock NAMA group has taken over a building in Dublin’s city centre this morning – and plans to open more of NAMA’s buildings to the public.
# BaNAMA Republic
NAMA to hire private detectives to hunt down hidden riches
The agency has advertised looking for staff to help “verify the accuracy” of financial statements submitted by its debtors.
NAMA turns €118m profit in second quarter of 2011
The State’s ‘bad bank’ increases profits, making €118m in three months, generating over €800m in cash in the three months.
# BaNAMA Republic
NAMA is paying €200,000 salaries to two indebted developers
Two of the ‘major’ developers who owe millions to the bad bank are being paid €200k salaries – and all can be paid commission.
# BaNAMA Republic
NAMA confirms pursuit of major developers' pensions
The State’s ‘bad bank’ says it wants to get its hands on the pension pots of indebted developers – some of them worth millions.
NAMA posts €305m operating profit for 2010 - but loses €1.18bn overall
The bad bank’s annual report gives some insight into how the country’s indebted developers are performing.
# BaNAMA Republic
NAMA chairman denies builders can buy back their properties cheaply
It had been claimed that developers whose properties were taken over by NAMA were looking to buy them back at huge discounts.
# Anglo Irish
Anglo Irish Bank: Our D.I.V.O.R.C.E. is coming through today
Iconic sign removed from front of toxic bank’s Dublin HQ a day after the Nyberg Report on the Irish banking collapse.