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Issue 248 - 24th August

  • News Analysis

    • ABS
      • Open minds

        Investors look beyond traditional ABS for yield, stability

        Volatility and uncertainty in traditional markets are driving some investors to look further afield to attain diversification and yield. Non-traditional ABS sectors have seen a significant rise in activity this year and the trend is set to continue f...

    • CLOs
      • Limited downside?

        Optimistic CLO equity outlook garners investor interest

        CLO equity is proving its mettle, with prices remaining resilient in the face of broader market volatility. New investors are looking to participate in this area of the market as industry insiders predict a strong case for CLO equity performance over...

  • Market Reports

    • CLOs
      • US CLO equity holding up

        Market volatility continued last week, with macro concerns - such as the contraction reported by the Philadelphia Fed and continuing Eurozone worries - weighing on participants' minds. While CLO pricing will remain volatile until...

    • CMBS
      • DBUBS braves seasonal slow-down

        The latest US CMBS to price is evidence that despite the current market environment there is still investor demand for the structures and that the diminished deal pipeline is only a seasonal slow-down. At the same time, volatility has helped to reinf...

  • News

    • CLOs
      • Manager preps CLO equity fund

        Against a backdrop of stagnated European CLO issuance and a looming loan refinancing crisis, European structured credit manager Prytania is preparing a new CLO equity fund designed to provide equity financing and warehousing facilities to would-be CL...

    • CMBS
      • GRAND restructuring proposal outlined

        Deutsche Annington (DAIG), the borrower behind German multifamily CMBS GRAND, has outlined its restructuring proposal for the transaction via a solvent scheme of arrangement. The aim is to deliver noteholders a full recovery of principal over an exte...

  • Job Swaps

    • ABS
      • Risk head departs

        David Murphy, head of risk and reporting at ISDA, has left the association. According to an ISDA rep...

      • Lewtan names ceo

        Lewtan has appointed Salil Donde as ceo. He joins from Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, where he ser...

    • CDO
      • CRE CDO transferred

        J.E. Robert Company has assigned the collateral administration agreement for JER CRE CDO 2006-2 to C...

    • CDS
      • Swaps director recruited

        The CFTC has appointed Gary Barnett to serve as its director of the Division of Swap Dealer and Inte...

      • London partner relocates

        Ashurst partner Chris Whiteley has relocated to the firm's international finance team in Hong Kong....

  • News Round-up

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