ECB stresses capital requirements won’t hamper bank mergers

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The European Central Bank has launched a public consultation on its approach to the consolidation of the eurozone’s banking sector.

One of the key prudential aspects of this approach is that the central bank will not impose higher capital requirements on what it deems to be credible integration plans. The institution will study merger proposals on a case-by-case basis.

The starting position for newly created banks will be the weighted average of the merging banks’ Pillar 2 capital requirements

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