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Issue 487 - 6th May

  • News Analysis

      • Compromised compliance

        Buyside valuation controls scrutinised

        It is almost two years since the transitional period for AIFMD expired in Europe and the majority of AIF managers now consider themselves to have addressed the directive's requirements. However, as evidenced by regulator-imposed penalties in France,...

  • News

    • ABS
      • Mobile phone EIP ABS mooted

        As the business model of US wireless carriers moves to further embrace equipment instalment plans (EIPs), they become more likely to issue ABS, says Moody's. Verizon has publically stated its interest in securitisation and there is increased speculat...

  • Job Swaps

    • Structured Finance
      • Marsh recruits risk pro

        Marsh has hired Abbey Sturrock for its political risk and structured credit practice, serving as svp...

    • CLOs
      • BlackRock names CLO head

        Josh Tarnow is taking over as head of BlackRock's CLO and bank loans business. This comes after Lela...

    • Insurance-linked securities
      • Kane platform rebranded

        Artex Risk Solutions has rebranded the insurance management operations it recently purchased from Ka...

    • Risk Management
      • Matching product launched

        Sapient Global Markets had launched RegRecon, which is intended to enhance matching, reconciliation...

  • News Round-up

    • ABS
    • Structured Finance
      • ABCP stays stable

        US ABCP conduit collateral compositions, credit quality and performance measures remain strong and t...

      • CLO 2.0 'more resilient'

        Post-crisis European CLO triple-A ratings would avoid downgrades even if faced with stresses similar...

    • CMBS
    • Risk Management
      • UK prime RMBS 'stable'

        UK prime RMBS continues to perform in a stable fashion, according to Moody's latest index results on...

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