Complete news archive

  • Sponsor momentum

    Record-setting quarter for the ILS market

    The second quarter of 2021 was record-setting for the ILS market on numerous fronts. With around US$...

    News    11 August 2021
  • CMBS fillip

    Hotel sector leads recovery in US CMBS but retail still depressed

    Delinquency rates in US CMBS have fallen appreciably in July, led by a robust performance in the hot...

    News    11 August 2021
  • FTB RMBS hits the market

    Sector developments and company hires

    FTB RMBS hits the market An unusual UK prime RMBS has hit the market. Blitzen Securities No.1 is ba...

    Market moves    10 August 2021
  • Insurer appetite for CLO mezz on the rise

    Sector developments and company hires

    Insurer appetite for CLO mezz on the rise A new New York Fed Staff Report documents an increasing p...

    Market moves    9 August 2021
  • SCI Start the Week - 9 August

    A review of SCI's latest content

    Last week's news and analysis ABS-lite appetite Insured trade receivables notes in vogue...

    News    9 August 2021
  • Debt servicing spin-off inked

    Sector developments and company hires

    Debt servicing spin-off inked Credito Fondiario Banking Group has demerged its debt purchasing an...

    Market moves    6 August 2021
  • Positive prospects

    Risk sharing remains promising, despite due diligence burden

    Risk-sharing deals involving the EIF and private investors are yet to gain ground. This CRT Premium...

    News Analysis    6 August 2021
  • Scalabis strikes

    Algebra brings Portuguese NPL ABS

    Algebra Capital is in the market with an unusual Portuguese non-performing loan ABS. Dubbed Scalabis...

    News    6 August 2021
  • Summer reflections

    Euro ABS/MBS new issuance pricing trends

    From now on, SCI will publish regular case studies and reports on the European ABS/MBS market in add...

    News    6 August 2021
  • Record Freddie

    Freddie Mac churns out STACR and ACIS at highest yet seen volumes

    Freddie Mac today (August 5) announced that its CRT programme, including both STACR and ACIS, achiev...

    News    5 August 2021
  • Risk assessment platform bolstered

    Sector developments and company hires

    Risk assessment platform bolstered Moody's is set to acquire climate and natural disaster...

    Market moves    5 August 2021
  • Risk transfer round-up - 5 August

    CRT sector developments and deal news

    News    5 August 2021
  • Pretium strengthens resi credit capabilities

    Sector developments and company hires

    Pretium strengthens resi credit capabilities Sarah Kong, Andrew Miller and Peter Morreale have jo...

    Market moves    4 August 2021
  • Positive results

    Stress tests raise SRT prospects

    The results of the latest EU bank stress tests demonstrate that European banks are able to withstand...

    News Analysis    4 August 2021
  • Issuance boost

    STS synthetic securitisations taking off

    The pipeline of STS synthetic securitisations continues to grow (SCI 5 March), with at least a dozen...

    News    4 August 2021
  • SME SRT return

    STS synthetic securitisation debuts

    News    4 August 2021
  • SOFR term rates recommended

    Sector developments and company hires

    SOFR term rates recommended The Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) is now formally recomm...

    Market moves    2 August 2021
  • Robust performance

    Freddie Mac K-Series defaults, losses tracked

    Freddie Mac K-Series CMBS are exhibiting a cumulative default rate of 0.35%, according to a new KBRA...

    News    2 August 2021
  • ABS-lite appetite

    Insured trade receivables notes in vogue

    Meaningful flows into trade finance ABS are emerging from institutional investors. Such demand is, i...

    News Analysis    2 August 2021
  • SCI Start the Week - 2 August

    A review of SCI's latest content

    Last week's news and analysis Are direct lending strategies fit for purpose? Contributed...

    News    2 August 2021
  • Revival of the fittest

    Euro CMBS continues to gain traction

    European CMBS is experiencing a sturdy revival, despite a wave of downgrades by US rating agencies,...

    News Analysis    2 August 2021