Mortgage portfolio overview (December of 2022 and full overview of 2022)


In 2022, we noticed €183,0M price of loans on our platform (10% lower than in 2021), with €11,8M produced in December. Estonia was one of the best performing market by way of quantity, in December (€5,3M), and likewise in 2022 total (€69,2). Finland adopted with €2,2M (€22,0M for the final two years), whereas Latvia produced €23,6M (annual progress of 19%) in 2022 and €2,0M in December. The Lithuanian yearly quantity was the identical at €34,5M (together with €2,0M in December) and German origination dropped over two occasions to €33,7M (€0,2M in December), as a full group change happened and we adopted a extra conservative method.

Repayments in December amounted to €8,2M. The common return was 8,9% with a complete of 62 loans (together with stage loans) repaid. The entire repayments in 2022 had been €12,7M decrease than in 2021, at €104,7M, with common yearly returns remaining round 9,5%.


The default fee has elevated considerably when in comparison with the start of 2022, on account of new defaults in Germany and Finland. German and Finnish default and late initiatives acquired probably the most consideration final yr. Now we have halted new German loans in the meanwhile, and carried out modifications on the managerial stage to reorganize the enterprise.

With the actual property market slowing down, we’ve carried out a extra aggressive method in direction of problematic debtors. That is very true in Germany, the place debtors are fast to supply exit dates, however typically fail to meet them. A few of our German debtors have cited our operational modifications as an excuse to not pay their debt, and we’ve consequently begun promoting the claims. We are actually very near finalizing the primary transaction. In Finland, the secured declare market is just not as superior and we due to this fact have to cope with authorized battles with hostile debtors throughout enforcement proceedings.

Recoveries throughout 2022 had been distinctive – in complete €10,5M price of principal was recovered (€6,7M in 2021). Essentially the most profitable instances got here from Finland and Sweden the place 3 long-term defaults had been recovered (€6,0M). Exits haven’t but been finalized in Spain (within the largest default case in Spain, regardless of partial cost and notarized transaction, closing cost was not acquired from the client on account of financing points) or in Germany (a few declare buy offers fell by way of on the final minute on account of authorized obstacles). Nevertheless, we’ve discovered the best companions (specialist legal professionals, debt assortment companies, non-performing loans purchasers) in each market we function in, which can contribute to a rise in recoveries in 2023.

We count on the default fee to additional improve within the coming months, earlier than dropping within the third quarter of 2023. Our aim is to to scale back the default fee to under 5,0% within the Baltics and under 15% in different markets, by the tip of the yr. We anticipate that there will probably be extra delays within the gross sales of recent flats, whereas the general actual property market transaction quantity will decline not less than 20%. We additionally count on that financial institution financing will probably be restricted to solely the strongest market gamers.

As a part of our efforts to continually enhance our inside processes and methods, we made a big change to our debt assortment group in the beginning of 2023. Particularly, the standard debt assortment specialist was changed with a second default lawyer to extend the energy of our litigation group. Our present exterior default lawyer can be being modified in Germany. A extra target-oriented method to debt assortment is being carried out throughout the group which can see elevated debt declare gross sales and likewise exercises with personal traders who’re on the lookout for problematic, excessive yield instances to spend money on.


As of 19.01.2023  
Complete financed loans since 2014 €682,5M
Complete repaid loans since 2014 €389,5M
Complete excellent portfolio €293,0M
Complete excellent defaulted loans €63,5M 
Complete variety of excellent defaulted loans 181
Default fee (excellent loans) 21,2%
Partially recovered loans fee (excellent loans) 2,8%
Default fee (complete financed loans) 9,3%
Complete quantity of recovered loans (together with partially) €25,1M
Complete variety of totally recovered loans 141
Common return fee of totally recovered loans 9,0%
Extended loans (excellent loans) €68,7M
Extended loans fee (excellent loans) 23,4%
Common time from default to restoration 12,0 months
Write-off fee (complete financed loans) 0,006%

We are going to maintain you knowledgeable in regards to the credit score portfolio high quality on a month-to-month foundation.


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