MADRID Feb 11 Holders of junior debt
instruments such as preference shares and subordinated debt in
Spain's nationalised bank Banco de Valencia will suffer losses
ranging from 85 percent to 90 percent, the country's bank
restructuring fund, FROB, said on Monday.
Banco de Valencia was one of the lenders hardest hit by the
bursting of a property bubble in Spain in 2008.
The FROB, which had to inject 5.5 billion euros into the
bank, said in November it would sell the entity to the country's
third biggest lender, Caixabank, for the nominal fee of one
"The important losses are justified in order to ensure a
fair share of the restructuring and resolving costs and to
reduce the cost of public aid," the FROB said in a statement.
(Reporting by Julien Toyer; Editing by Steve Orlofsky)