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Issue 741 - 7th May

  • News

    • ABS
      • NPL rebound?

        Secured loan sales set for 2022 return

        European secured loan sales witnessed their sharpest contraction last year as the coronavirus pandemic rocked markets. Nevertheless, a broad-based rebound is anticipated for the non-performing loan market in 2022.   According to the latest...

      • Alternative support

        Infrastructure ABS boosts Italian direct lending

        Further details have emerged regarding the debut syndication of an Italian infrastructure loan via a securitisation vehicle (SCI 4 May). The transaction was undertaken with aim of enabling alternative lenders to access the Italian credit market. &a...

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Tight pricing

        Standard Chartered prints CRT

        Standard Chartered has finalised a US$180m CLN that references a US$2bn portfolio of around 130 US and European corporate exposures. Dubbed Chakra Five, the capital relief trade is the most tightly priced Chakra deal to date. The trade printed in t...

  • The Structured Credit Interview

    • ABS
      • Niche exposure

        CFE Finance business development manager Duccio Duranti and CFE Finance UK md Giuseppe Leppi answer ...

        Q: How and when did CFE Finance become involved in the securitisation market? DD: CFE Finance was founded by Mario Cordoni in 2001 to support the trade of commercial transactions both to and from emerging markets, including pre-export finance and ex...

  • Market moves

    • Structured Finance
      • Hong Kong ILS pilot unveiled

        Sector developments and company hires

        Hong Kong ILS pilot unveiled The Hong Kong Insurance Authority has released details of the two-year Pilot Insurance-linked Securities Grant Scheme promulgated in the jurisdiction’s 2021-2022 Budget. The scheme provides an incentive for ons...

      • US CLOs assessed

        Sector developments and company hires

        US CLOs assessed As US CLO primary volumes continue to fall, JPMorgan CLO research has taken stock of the market’s current standing. It finds the US$1trn benchmark is edging within sight, despite a deceleration in the number of new manager...

      • Landmark Romanian CRT upgraded

        Sector developments and company hires

        Landmark Romanian CRT upgraded Scope Ratings has upgraded to single-A from single-A minus the two tranches issued under the SME Initiative Uncapped Guarantee Instruments (SIUGI) for Romania deal (SCI 5 May 2020), an EIF risk transfer transaction ref...

      • Green railcar ABS debuts

        Sector developments and company hires

        Green railcar ABS debuts Trinity Industries has priced its inaugural green railcar ABS, following the publication of its green financing framework in January. The US$355m TRP Series 2021-1 transaction is backed by a US$482.68m portfolio comprising 6...


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