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Issue Archive

  • Issue 265 - 21st December

  • Issue 264 - 14th December

    • Euro star

      RMBS performs well in tough European climate

      RMBS has been a particular highlight of the European securitisation market this year. Performance ha...

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  • Issue 263 - 7th December

  • Issue 262 - 30th November

    • Consolidation call

      Credit hedge fund M&A set to increase

      Consolidation activity among credit hedge funds is expected to increase going into next year. Regula...

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  • Issue 261 - 23rd November

  • Issue 260 - 16th November

    • Profit potential

      More pubcos may sell assets to buy back debt

      In a move that is hoped will improve returns on capital employed, Punch is disposing of pubs and usi...

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  • Issue 259 - 9th November

  • Issue 258 - 2nd November

  • Issue 257 - 26th October

  • Issue 256 - 19th October

    • Capital structure plays

      Charles Kobayashi, portfolio manager at BlueMountain Capital Management, answers SCI's questions

      Q: How and when did BlueMountain Capital Management become involved in CLO management? A: BlueMount...

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  • Issue 255 - 12th October

    • Call to action

      Solvency II impact underestimated?

      Many market participants appear to underestimate the potential impact of Solvency II on European ABS...

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  • Issue 254 - 5th October

    • Illiquidity option

      Contingent capital alternatives touted

      Banks will need to raise an estimated US$900bn in extra capital to meet the liquidity requirements o...

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  • Issue 253 - 28th September

  • Issue 252 - 21st September

    • Caveat emptor?

      Jurisdiction may play key role in RMBS fraud case volume

      Regulators and investors in both the US and the UK remain focused on the fraudulent misrepresentatio...

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  • Issue 251 - 14th September

  • Issue 250 - 7th September

    • Agency advantage

      FOMC announcement boosts agency MBS appeal

      The FOMC's recent announcement that it will be keeping the Fed funds rate low until at least mid-201...

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  • Issue 249 - 31st August

    • Come-back conditions

      CMBS loan assumptions make a return post-crisis

      CMBS loan assumptions are making a strong come-back in the US this year, after a hiatus in 2008-2009...

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  • Issue 248 - 24th August

  • Issue 247 - 17th August

    • Perfect storm

      Spread volatility stalls US CMBS recovery

      US CMBS spreads have now given back all of the gains accumulated over the last year, widening by alm...

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  • Issue 246 - 10th August

    • Alignment of interest

      Deer Park Road Corp founder Michael Craig-Scheckman and md Will Bashan answer SCI's questions

      Q: How and when did Deer Park Road become involved in structured finance? M: I founded Deer Park Ro...

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  • Issue 245 - 3rd August

  • Issue 244 - 27th July

    • Lengthy lull

      Recruitment slowdown to stretch beyond summer

      The year started well for the structured finance job market, but activity dropped away a few months...

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  • Issue 243 - 20th July

  • Issue 242 - 13th July

  • Issue 241 - 6th July

    • Forming consensus

      GRAND restructuring process underway

      Two conference calls held last week kick-started the restructuring process for GRAND - at...

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  • Issue 240 - 29th June

    • Motoring on

      New issue diversification reflects growing confidence

      The European auto ABS sector has made great strides over the last year, driven by strong performance...

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  • Issue 239 - 22nd June

  • Issue 238 - 15th June

    • Seeing the wood and the trees

      Douglas Long, evp business strategy at software provider Principia, discusses how addressing investor due diligence requirements today demands operational control across the entire credit investment business

      Ask what is meant by 'investor due diligence' and you'll likely get a host of different answers. The...

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  • Issue 237 - 8th June

  • Issue 236 - 1st June

  • Issue 235 - 25th May

  • Issue 234 - 18th May

  • Issue 233 - 11th May

  • Issue 232 - 4th May

  • Issue 231 - 27th April

  • Issue 230 - 20th April

  • Issue 229 - 13th April

  • Issue 228 - 6th April

  • Issue 227 - 30th March

  • Issue 226 - 23rd March

    • Focus on flexibility

      Gerrard Mahony, business development manager at Riskart, answers SCI's questions

      Q: How and when did Riskart become involved in the CDS market? A: Riskart is a highly focused Itali...

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  • Issue 225 - 16th March

    • PECO ramifications

      Eurosail ruling impact awaited

      Judgement has now been handed down on the Eurosail-UK 2007-3BL - a Lehman-originated RMBS...

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  • Issue 224 - 9th March

  • Issue 223 - 2nd March

  • Issue 222 - 23rd February

  • Issue 221 - 16th February

  • Issue 220 - 9th February

  • Issue 219 - 2nd February

  • Issue 218 - 26th January

    • Trouble brewing

      Pub securitisations under threat

      Two recent developments illustrate the difficulties of the past and foreseeable future for the UK pu...

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  • Issue 217 - 19th January

  • Issue 216 - 12th January

  • Issue 215 - 5th January

    • European evolution

      2011 to be evolutionary, not revolutionary for European ABS

      Next year is expected to be a good one for European ABS, albeit somewhat unspectacular. The strong p...

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