On November 29, Hipoges attended the NPL Iberia 2022 event, the fifth of its kind. The conference took place in Madrid and was organized by SmithNovak. The 5th Annual NPL Iberia is an event focused on the NPL and REO markets of the Iberia Peninsula, and brings together the leading companies and entrepreneurs in the industry so that they can share their experience, their predictions and network.
There were around 10 countries represented, expressing the reach of the 5th Annual NPL Iberia by SmithNovak. It attracted the most important players of Servicing, Banking, Investment markets, among others.
Hipoges was a Standard Sponsor at this event on the NPL market of the Iberian Peninsula, and took Juan Ramon Prieto, Global Chief Operations Officer (GCOO) as a representant. The Hipoges’ GCOO contributed to the Servicing panel and shared its expertise on the industry, in a panel full of leading industry figures.
The panel’s discussion focused mostly on the Iberian landscape of Servicing, where there was a discussion about the SAREB portfolio and what new M&A activity we will see over the next year, what forces Servicers to diversify their service offering, and what the impact of inflation in this market is. In addition, they also discussed about what kind of portfolios are expected to be seen in the market next year and how Servicers are preparing for them, and what are the main obstacles and opportunities in the Iberian NPL market.
Several issues, in addition to those mentioned, were discussed in a panel formed by key figures in the sector. In addition to Juan Ramon Prieto, GCOO of Hipoges, were also present Santigo Casado (Intrum), Pedro Valle-Domingues (Altamira/doValue Group), Anton Alfaya (Gescobro Collection Services SLU) and Manuel Raposo (Finsolutia), on a panel moderated by Rafael Paim (Servdebt).
5th Annual NPL Iberia Sponsored by Hipoges
The SmithNovak event, 5th Annual NPL Iberia, promoted discussions of great importance for the Iberian NPL market, and brought together all the main playersin the sector. This event was attended by more than 200 delegates, more than 100 companies and 34 speakers.
The sector with the highest representation was Investment (19%), followed by Servicing (16%) and, thirdly, the Banking sector (13%). Several countries were represented, including Portugal, Spain, France, the United Kingdom, Greece, and Germany.