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Issue 582 - 16th March

  • News Analysis

    • Structured Finance
      • Issuers urge goodwill on STS

        European securitisation issuers are modelling new transactions and updating legacy deals, across a range of asset classes, to be STS compliant. However, there is agreement that an overly punitive regulatory environment could harm the chances of the f...

      • Doubling-up on due diligence?

        Securitisation investors believe that their own due diligence procedures will still be required on deals carrying the STS label, for fear they may lose the designation. Nevertheless, the STS framework is expected to lead to better quality ABS product...

  • News

    • Structured Finance
      • SCI Start the Week - 12 March

        A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

        Upcoming event SCI Risk Transfer & Synthetics Seminar – Tomorrow (13 March), New York SCI’s Synthetic Securitisation Seminar provides an in-depth exploration of how synthetic securitisation is being utilised to transfe...

    • RMBS
      • Servicing liquidity risk highlighted

        The spring 2018 edition of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity includes a report exploring how the funding and operational structure of the non-bank mortgage sector remains a significant channel for systemic liquidity risk in US capit...

      • Mortgage ILS prepped

        Essent Guaranty is marketing a mortgage insurance securitisation, only the second such transaction to be publicly rated since Arch Capital Group debuted the structure (SCI 14 November 2017). The US$360.75m transaction, entitled Radnor Re 2018-1, refe...

      • Split-mortgage RMBS eyed

        Securitisations of split mortgages could emerge in Ireland, according to DBRS, given improving fundamentals and the clear servicing regime for non-performing and re-performing loan portfolios in the country. However, the unusual features associated w...

  • Market Moves

    • Structured Finance
      • Market moves - 16 March

        EMEA Citigroup has appointed Laura Coady to the newly created position of head of EMEA, structured finance syndicate desk and she will continue to report locally to EMEA co-heads of global structured finance and securitisation Peter Keller and Bob...

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