SCI Start the Week - 13 March

SCI Start the Week - 13 March

Monday 13 March 2023 12:16 London/ 07.16 New York/ 20.16 Tokyo

A review of SCI's latest content

Last week's news and analysis
Climate call
Calls for ESG synthetics framework grow
'Conflict of interest' undermines CRT
Lawyers ring alarm bells about possible impact of SEC ruling on CRT market
Corporate SRT launched
Nordea said to have finalized corporate SRT
No good news
Powell's testimony suggests higher cap requirements not ruled out
Talking Point
SEC-SA and the death of public securitisation

For all of last week’s stories including ‘Market moves’ and ‘Risk transfer round-up’ click here.

Recent premium research to download
Digitisation and securitisation - February 2023
Blockchain and digitisation are increasingly being incorporated into the securitisation process. This Premium Content article explores the benefits and challenges that these new technologies represent.

Alternative credit scores - January 2023
The GSEs are under considerable political pressure to extend credit to the underserved. But what does this mean for CRT investors, issuers and rating agencies? This Premium Content article investigates.

CEE CRT activity - January 2023
Polish SRT issuance boosted synthetic securitisation volumes last year. This Premium Content article assesses the prospects for increased activity across the CEE region.

SCI In Conversation podcast
In the latest episode, Waterfall Asset Management partner Keerthi Raghavan discusses the headwinds and tailwinds currently facing the US ABS market. In a bonus feature marking International Women’s Day on 8 March, we also chat to Linklaters managing associate Ruhi Patil about what this year’s campaign theme - ‘embrace equity’ - means to her.
The podcast can be accessed wherever you usually get your podcasts, including Apple Podcasts and Spotify (just search for ‘SCI In Conversation’), or by clicking here.

SCI Markets
SCI Markets provides deal-focused information on the global CLO and European/UK ABS/MBS primary and secondary markets. It offers intra-day updates and searchable deal databases alongside CLO BWIC pricing and commentary. Please email David McGuinness at SCI for more information or to set up a free trial here.

SRTx benchmark
SCI has launched SRTx (Significant Risk Transfer Index), a new benchmark that measures the estimated prevailing new-issue price spread for generic private market risk transfer transactions. Calculated and rebalanced on a monthly basis by Mark Fontanilla & Co, the index provides market participants with a benchmark reference point for pricing in the private risk transfer market by aggregating issuer and investor views on pricing. For more information on SRTx or to register your interest as a contributor, click here.

Upcoming SCI events
SCI’s 2nd Annual ESG Securitisation Seminar
25 April 2023, London

SCI’s Transport ABS Seminar
May 2023, New York

SCI's 9th Annual Capital Relief Trades Seminar
19 October 2023, London