Risk Management

Risk management refers to the management and monitoring of structured credit and ABS portfolios. The discipline involves utilising strong operational processes, trading and technology skills, combined with expertise in the pricing and valuation of assets.


  • Agency acquisition announced

    Sector developments and company hires

    Agency acquisition Morningstar has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DBRS, t...

    Market moves    29 May 2019
  • MPL ABS dissected

    Rating agencies clash over sector

    US marketplace loan (MPL) ABS transactions have seen steadily declining credit enhancement (CE) that...

    News    29 May 2019
  • Co-cio and liquid markets head appointed

    Company hires and sector developments

    Credit expert poached Crestline Investors has appointed Michael Aingorn as an md, based in New Yor...

    Market moves    24 May 2019
  • Seeking warmer waters

    Growing numbers of CLO issuers list on CSX

    While CLO issuers are not legally obliged to list their CLO on any exchange, the favourite in recent...

    News Analysis    24 May 2019
  • Enforcement incentive?

    CMBS 2.0 downgrade 'likely'

    While a loan event of default has occurred on the Maroon loan backing Elizabeth Finance 2018-1, perf...

    News Analysis    23 May 2019
  • Positive performance prompts upgrades

    Sector developments and company hires

    Director hired to rebranded CLO platform DFG Investment Advisers has hired John Hwang as a directo...

    Market moves    22 May 2019
  • US student loan sector 'in crisis'

    Servicers 'unlikely' to handle big rise in distressed loans

    The US student loan ABS sector continues to be dominated by deals backed by FFELP...

    News Analysis    17 May 2019
  • CMBS sees prompt prepayment

    Company hires and sector developments

    Auction platform Mortgage Capital Trading has launched Trade Auction Manager (TAM) to enable more...

    Market moves    16 May 2019
  • Senior appointments abound

    Company hires and sector developments

    Acquisition Priority Income Fund has completed its acquisition of Stira Alcentra Global Credit Fun...

    Market moves    14 May 2019
  • SCI Start the week - 13 May

    A review of securitisation activity over the past seven days

    Transaction of the week Last week saw an unusual Irish CMBS hit the European pipeline, from debut...

    News    13 May 2019
  • Risk transfer round-up - 10 May

    CRT sector developments and deal news

    Credit Suisse’s Magnolia Finance V 2015-3 has been de-listed from the Cayman Islands stock...

    News    10 May 2019
  • Risk transfer opportunity?

    Failed merger talks raise CRT prospects

    Deutsche Bank’s capital relief trade (CRT) issuance could witness a boost following the fa...

    News Analysis    9 May 2019
  • Rating agency appoints new SF head

    Company hires and sector developments

    Bank bulks up Macquarie has appointed Carolyn Porretta md, structured finance and real estate, bas...

    Market moves    3 May 2019
  • ILS restructuring agreed

    Sector developments and company hires

    ILS restructuring agreed Ballantyne Re has entered into a lock-up support agreement with Ambac Ass...

    Market moves    15 April 2019
  • Firm bulks out CRE capability

    Sector developments and company hires

    Board directors appointed ISDA has appointed three new board directors and re-elected ten others....

    Market moves    11 April 2019
  • SCI podcast - episode six now live

    CLO innovation and UTP securitisations discussed

    Episode six of the monthly SCI podcast is now available. In this edition, our editor Corinne discuss...

    News    10 April 2019
  • European bank in major restructure

    Company hires and sector developments

    COO hired Trepp has appointed Luis Amador as coo, reporting to ceo, Annemarie DiCola. Amador was r...

    Market moves    9 April 2019
  • Independent director hired

    Company hires and sector developments

    Europe Prytania Asset Management has appointed Eric Felton as independent director. Most recently,...

    Market moves    5 April 2019
  • CEO appointed

    Company hires and sector developments

    CEO appointed DFG Investment Advisers has hired Oliver Wriedt as ceo. The firm is also unifying it...

    Market moves    4 April 2019
  • CLO market "prepared for Brexit"

    Japanese risk retention rules provide 'wiggle room'

    The CLO market is ‘well prepared’ regardless of the outcome of Brexit. This was...

    News Analysis    4 April 2019
  • Irish BTL RMBS launched

    Company hires and sector developments

    Irish BTL RMBS launched Bank of Ireland has mandated a new Irish buy-to-let RMBS deal. Du...

    Market moves    29 March 2019