Following the US bailout model will create losses for Spanish bank preferred and sub debt

In Spain, it is well-known that many of the financial institutions need more capital. However, the question is how much capital. Spain has run dubious quality stress tests that say the banks need less than 40 billion euros. Others believe that the banks will need as much as 250 billion euros (see here). This is an important point because larger losses likely mean that equity at the banks will be wiped out. The Spanish government will then need to decide how the losses will be paid for.

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