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Issue 826 - 6th January

  • News Analysis

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Looking east

        CEE SRT issuance prospects gauged

        Polish SRT issuance boosted synthetic securitisation volumes last year. This Premium Content article assesses the prospects for increased activity across the CEE region. Significant risk transfer issuance in Central and Eastern Europe received a bo...

  • News

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Risk transfer expansion

        Polish SRT deal flow grows

        mBank and Bank Millenium have each executed a synthetic securitisation as the Polish market continues to grow and gradually transition away from European Investment Fund guarantees. The mBank trade is called ‘’Everest’...

      • Synthetic RMBS launched

        Montepio debuts private synthetic ABS

        Montepio has executed a synthetic securitisation of Portuguese residential mortgages. The transaction is the lender’s first synthetic securitisation to have been placed with private investors. The funded mezzanine trade features a 0.1%-3....

    • Regulation
      • Scores on the doors

        Affordable housing gets top of the bill in new FHFA scorecard

        The new Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) GSE scorecard, released this week,  gave top billing to the mission to increase “equitable access to affordable and sustainable housing”. The GSEs are enjoined to &...

  • Market Moves

    • Structured Finance
      • Raiffeisen inks Romanian trade

        Sector developments and company hires

        Raiffeisen inks Romanian tradeRaiffeisen Bank has partnered with the EIB Group to strengthen its financing capacity in Romania through a synthetic securitisation. The transaction enables Raiffeisen to provide up to RON523m of new financing to eligibl...

      • SASB CMBS IRC agreements eyed

        Sector developments and company hires

        SASB CMBS IRC agreements eyed Nearly 75% of US floating rate single-asset/single-borrower (SASB) CMBS loans in KBRA-rated transactions have current interest rate cap (IRC) agreements with strike rates below their prevailing index, which is typicall...

      • CMBS ARAs at 'inflection point'

        Sector developments and company hires

        CMBS ARAs at ‘inflection point’US conduit CMBS appraisal reduction amounts (ARAs) have reached an inflection point, according to KBRA. A recent analysis undertaken by the rating agency shows that ARAs outstanding totalled US$3.6bn...

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