Call for submissions: SCI CRT Awards 2022

Nominations period is now open

The submissions period has opened for the 2022 SCI CRT Awards – covering the global capital relief trades market and the US credit risk transfer market. The aim of the awards is to recognise excellence in, and help bring mainstream attention to, the risk-sharing industry.

Nominations should be received by 25 August. Winners will be announced at the London SCI Capital Relief Trades Seminar on 20 October.

Qualifying period: deals issued in the 12 months to 30 September 2022.

The awards categories are: 

  1. Transaction of the Year
  2. North American Transaction of the Year
  3. Impact Deal of the Year
  4. Innovation of the Year
  5. Investor of the Year
  6. Credit Insurer of the Year
  7. Issuer of the Year
  8. Arranger of the Year
  9. Broker of the Year
  10. Law Firm of the Year
  11. Contribution to North American CRT
  12. Personal Contribution to the Industry Award

To aid in the judging process, brief written pitches along with supporting data are invited from those wishing to be considered for a given category. All written pitches should be submitted by 25 August and will be treated as strictly confidential.

Pitches should be limited to five pages and summarise achievements during the awards year, as well as any strengths or successes that support your submission:

  • How has your institution progressed over the course of the year?
  • What strategic goals have been met and how have they been achieved?
  • In which ways has your institution adapted to the trends that have driven market activity during the year?
  • What has been noteworthy about your engagement with the market, whether in terms of specific deals, geographical and/or sectoral diversification or innovation?

To maintain consistency in terms of award winners, please note the following guidance:

  • For deal-specific categories, nominations will be accepted only for commercial parties to the transaction (advisors are welcome to pitch, but only their investor/issuer client will be eligible for an award)
  • For public/syndicated deals, only the issuer will be eligible for an award
  • For private/bilateral deals, only the issuer and the investor will be eligible for awards
  • Advisors, such as law firms and arrangers, will not be treated as parties to a deal.

Pitch documents should be emailed to Please indicate which awards you are pitching for, giving appropriate contact details.

Judging process
Final selections will be made by the SCI editorial team, with input from an experienced advisory board comprised of active industry participants, each of whom will be recused from judging an award that they could be nominated for. The winners will be announced in a special awards edition of SCI and at the London SCI Capital Relief Trades Seminar on 20 October. 

For enquiries about the awards process, please contact SCI Editor Corinne Smith at

For enquiries about advertising or sponsorship opportunities, please contact SCI Business Development Manager David Zaher at

SCI Capital Relief Trades Awards 2021

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SCI Capital Relief Trades Awards 2020

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Honourable Mention






SCI Capital Relief Trades Awards 2019

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