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"The Pfandbrief consolidated its position as an indispensable element of the strategic funding mix."
Dr. Louis Hagen, President,
Association of German Pfandbrief banks
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Harmonisation of covered bonds: “The decision in favor of a principle-based approach meets important demands of the vdp.”
Jens Tolckmitt, Chief Executive,
Association of German Pfandbrief banks
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pfandbrief.market: The Pfandbrief market at the start of 2018

In 2017, the volume of Pfandbriefe in circulation did not decline for the first time in more than 17 years and now stands at EUR 362 billion. In their analysis provide Matthias Melms (CIIA, CCrA), Frederik Kunze und Henning Walten (NORD/LB) an overview of the developments at the Pfandbrief market at the start of 2018.

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vdp property price index, increase compared with corresponding period in 2017

8,8%

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News 24/05/2018

Harmonization of covered bonds must not lead to a dilution of the high-quality product

Jens Tolckmitt, Chief Executive of the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks, viewpoint to harmonization of covered bonds

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News 18/05/2018

vdp-Expert: Completion Capital Markets Union, Draft Directive of the European Commission on Covered Bonds

vdp-Expert: Completion Capital Markets Union, Draft Directive of the European Commission on Covered Bonds

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Press release 11/05/2018

vdp-Index: German real estate market sees dynamic start to 2018

vdp property price index up by 8.8% in the first quarter of 2018 compared with corresponding period in 2017; Jens Tolckmitt: “But the pick... More

Press release 11/05/2018

vdp-Index: German real estate market sees dynamic start to 2018

vdp property price index up by 8.8% in the first quarter of 2018 compared with corresponding period in 2017; Jens Tolckmitt: “But the pick... More

Press release 09/04/2018

Pfandbrief banks expect the rise in prices to slow down, but not a severe correction in the residential property market

German real estate market benefits further from very robust economic growth, high employment and low interest rates ...

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Press release 12/03/2018

vdp welcomes European Commission's proposal on harmonisation of covered bonds

"As expected, the proposed directive is principle-based and lists all the key quality characteristics of covered bonds. ...

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News 24/05/2018

Harmonization of covered bonds must not lead to a dilution of the high-quality product

Jens Tolckmitt, Chief Executive of the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks, viewpoint to harmonization of covered bonds

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News 18/05/2018

vdp-Expert: Completion Capital Markets Union, Draft Directive of the European Commission on Covered Bonds

vdp-Expert: Completion Capital Markets Union, Draft Directive of the European Commission on Covered Bonds

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News 14/04/2018

pfandbrief.market: The Pfandbrief market at the start of 2018

In 2017, the volume of Pfandbriefe in circulation did not decline for the first time in more than 17 years and now stands at EUR 362 billion. In... More

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25th vdp-Pfandbrief-Forum

Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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22nd Central European Covered Bond Conference

Budapest
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6. afme/vdp Covered Bond Conference

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