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Issue 864 - 29th September

  • News Analysis

    • ABS
      • Pedal to the metal

        Auto ABS accelerates as supply-chain issues dissipate

        The European auto ABS space is enjoying a drastic pick-up in activity, fueled by the easing of supply chain challenges that weighed on the automotive sector following Covid 19 and the invasion of Ukraine. While a post-summer acceleration in activity...

    • Structured Finance
      • Next level

        ESG back-reporting gaining traction

        ESG back-reporting may be the next step for sustainable disclosures as the battle to beat greenwashing continues. The GSEs are leading the back-reporting charge, with the introduction of Fannie Mae’s Social Index calculations and Freddie Ma...

  • News

    • ABS
      • In the fast lane

        US prime auto ABS issuance to set new record

        US prime auto loan ABS issuance is set to hit a new high this year, predict analysts. Supply in this sector is likely to exceed the US$59bn record set in 2002, according to JP Morgan Chase research. “Auto ABS is a bright spot this year. V...

    • Structured Finance
      • SCI Start the Week - 25 September

        A review of SCI's latest content

        Last week's news and analysis ESMA shines light on private securitisations Update on ESMA’s securitisation overview Job swaps weekly: CBRE names new debt and structured finance president People moves and key promotions in securitisa...

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Risk transfer round-up - 28 September

        The week's CRT developments and deal news

        People movesArrowMark Partners has recruited Moritz Ruhdorfer as a senior member of its securitised credit investment team. Based in ArrowMark’s London office, Ruhdorfer will assist the team with origination, structuring and execution for b...

      • LBBW, mBank out of the blocks

        SRT Market Update

        Further details have emerged on one of the Polish SRT trades that had been in the pipeline (SCI 28 September). Meanwhile, LBBW has closed an innovative synthetic securitisation with the EIB Group. Polish lender mBank has completed its third SRT tra...

      • SME SRT prints

        'CRE-heavy' portfolio revealed

        Further details have emerged regarding Santander’s latest UK SME synthetic securitisation (SCI 28 September). The static reference portfolio comprises 1,040 obligations, the majority of which are term loans (accounting for around 89%), with...

  • Market Moves

    • Structured Finance
      • Wilmington bank adds CLO expertise

        Market updates and sector developments

        WSFS Financial Corporation’s global capital markets team is expanding into the CLO market, as it seeks to grow its wealth business and generate fee income on a national scale. To support this expansion, the company has recruited two new ass...

      • Job swaps weekly: Khan heads to Natixis CIB

        People moves and key promotions in securitisation

        This week’s roundup of securitisation job swaps sees Natixis CIB hiring a new head of structured credit capital markets. Elsewhere, Arrow Global has recruited two senior execs to its real estate and credit divisions, while Intesa Sanpaolo h...

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Fed clarifies CLN definition

        Market updates and sector developments

        The US Fed has updated its FAQs on Regulation Q to provide guidance in connection with the recognition of CLNs under the capital rule, a step that the US CRT market has been awaiting for over a year. Under the capital rule, a Fed-regulated i...

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