A larger-than-expected “bail-in” of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena has placed the focus on other major Italian banks that have similar plans to seek government guarantees on their non-performing loan securitizations.

Bank authorities in Italy this week announced plans to inject about €6.5 billiion into Monte dei Paschi (or Montepaschi), as the nation’s third-largest bank has struggled to find buyers of its high-yield bonds backed by its large portfolio of legacy bad loans.

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