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Issue 796 - 3rd June

  • News

    • ABS
      • Crash landing

        Aircraft ABS market papering over the cracks, say critics

        There are gaping fault lines in the aircraft ABS market which the industry is doing little to solve, say some investors and structurers. The Ukraine war has exposed serious imperfections but even more deep-seated problems in the key areas of valuat...

    • Structured Finance
      • SCI Start the Week - 30 May

        A review of SCI's latest content

        Last week's news and analysis Climate impact disclosed Bank of England releases climate stress tests Diversification eyed Investors target derivative backed SRTs El Clásico? Groundbreaking AV bond closes Office secto...

      • Fit for purpose?

        ESAs urged to revive securitisation market

        AFME and Paris Europlace have jointly called for the European Commission and co-legislators to step up efforts to finalise the European securitisation framework and make it “fit for purpose”. The move follows a High-Level Forum, w...

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Ramping up

        Santander adds ramp-up feature in new SRT

        Santander has finalized a €108m synthetic securitisation that references a €1.25bn portfolio of Portuguese corporate and SME loans. Dubbed Syntotta 2022-1, the transaction differs from the Spanish lender’s previous Portugu...

      • Risk transfer comeback

        Santander completes US auto SRT

        Santander has finalized a synthetic securitisation that references a US$4.76bn portfolio of US auto loans. Dubbed SB Auto CLN series 2022-A, the CLN is a follow up to a similar transaction that the bank closed last year. The latter marked the bank&am...

  • Market Moves

    • Structured Finance
      • Franklin Templeton to acquire Alcentra from BNY Mellon

        Sector developments and company hires

        Franklin Templeton is set to acquire the European credit and private debt manager, Alcentra, from BNY Mellon. The acquisition of Alcentra and its US$38bn in assets under management will see the expansion of Franklin Templeton’s US alternati...

      • MidOcean bags PE bigwig

        Sector developments and company hires

        Erik Oken has joined MidOcean Partners as chairman of its private equity business, based in New York. He will work directly with the firm’s private equity investment team, with the aim of adding valuable senior insights and oversight to its...

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