SCI is an independent, employee owned, financial information provider focusing on the global securitisation markets. Founded in 2006, it offers subscribers an array of products across News, Data and Events.
SCI News provides essential daily content on all sectors of the global securitisation market – ABS, CLOs, CMBS, RMBS and Synthetics, notably CRT/SRT or risk-sharing deals. It identifies opportunities for subscribers through the focused analysis of innovation in structuring, trading and regulation and the development of new and unusual securitisation asset classes and markets. Subscribers also receive regular longer in-depth "premium content" features covering trends or significant issues across all securitisation sectors.
Subscribers can also opt for SCI's Markets services, which offer deal-focused information for the primary and secondary global CLO and Australian/European/UK ABS/MBS markets through intra-day updates and searchable issuance databases along with high level CLO BWIC pricing and commentary.
A capital relief trades issuance database giving details of deals done in the CRT/SRT or risk-sharing space since 2006 is also available to subscribers for an additional cost. Index subscribers can also access SCI's proprietary Significant Risk Transfer Index – the SRTx™
SCI offers two stand-alone data products:
Publishes secondary market pricing from BWICs on European and US CLOs/CDOs and ABS/MBS. SCI PriceABS includes a calendar of upcoming auctions, together with price talk, covers and daily market commentary; combined with proprietary DM, yield and WAL data.
A boutique pricing service for customers’ securitisation portfolios, specialising in European CLOs, ABS and RMBS and US CLOs. SCI Valuations aims to eliminate pricing uncertainty and challenges by providing defensible pricing with full disclosure and transparency.
Building on the success of our established track record in hosting events in London and New York, SCI continues to develop conferences and webinars around highly experienced market participants who share their experiences of the latest market developments. Event programmes are editorially-driven to ensure the subject matter is always relevant and up to date.
Annual conference coverage includes:
- Capital Relief Trades
- ESG Securitisation
- North American Risk Transfer & Synthetics
- US Esoteric ABS
Who we are
Director: Corinne Smith
Corinne has been a financial journalist since 1999 and prior to SCI was Editor of International Securitisation Report, which she began working for in 2003. She has been SCI's Editor since September 2007 and writes about all aspects of securitisation, but primarily focuses on capital relief trades.
Director: Mark Pelham
After over ten years in the investment management industry, Mark became a financial journalist in the mid-90s and rose to become editor of FOW magazine before going freelance in 2001. He has covered the derivatives markets in New York, as FOW US editor, London and frequently Asia. He was SCI's founding Editor in July 2006 and now oversees SCI Markets.
Managing Director: John Owen Waller
John-Owen has worked in media and software for 18 years, initially with Metal Bulletin, EMAP, FOW and City Networks, and then ran a business at Euromoney PLC after finishing his MBA at Edinburgh University in 2004. He founded SCI along with Mark in July 2006.
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