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Issue 866 - 13th October

  • News Analysis

    • ABS
      • Quitting coal

        Using utility ABS to fund a 'just' energy transition

        An uptick in utility ABS is expected as US utilities seek financial solutions for retiring the country’s aging fossil fuel fleet. This SCI Premium Content article explores how the proceeds from these transactions can be used to facilitate a...

  • News

    • Structured Finance
      • SCI Start the Week - 9 October

        A review of SCI's latest content

        SCI In Conversation podcastIn this special episode, released today, Matthew Bisanz, a partner in Mayer Brown’s bank regulatory practice, outlines how the Federal Reserve’s update on 28 September of the FAQs on Regulation Q is like...

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Poland first

        EBRD and Santander Group close their first synthetic securitisation in Poland

        As previously reported in the pipeline, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Santander Bank Polska - the Polish leasing subsidiary of Santander Group - have closed a synthetic securitisation. This is the EBRD’s fi...

      • Snowball effect

        EIF expands CEE engagement

        The EIF is prepping a third synthetic securitisation with a Bulgarian banking group, following its deals with Bulbank last October (SCI 19 October 2022) and ProCredit Bank in June (SCI 22 June). Meanwhile, a further transaction in Romania is anticipa...

      • Risk transfer round-up - 12 October

        The week's CRT developments and deal news

        Market newsFannie Mae has commenced fixed-price cash tender offers for the purchase of any and all of 11 Connecticut Avenue Securities (CAS) notes, with an unpaid principal balance of US$1.398bn and vintages ranging from 2016 to 2018. The offers will...

      • SCI's CRT celebration

        Women in risk sharing networking event to debut

        Next week is shaping up to be a bumper CRT programme from SCI. Not only are we hosting our 9th Annual Capital Relief Trades Seminar and the third edition of our sell-out CRT Training for New Market Entrants, but also an inaugural Women in Risk Sharin...

      • SCI In Conversation podcast: Matthew Bisanz, Mayer Brown

        We discuss what the Fed's new CLN guidance means for US CRT

        In this special episode of the SCI In Conversation podcast, Matthew Bisanz, a partner in Mayer Brown’s bank regulatory practice, outlines how the Federal Reserve’s update on 28 September of the FAQs on Regulation Q is likely to im...

    • CLOs
      • Wake-up call

        Collaboration needed for consistent CLO ESG practices

        Consistency across ESG reporting is the next crucial step for sustainability disclosures in the CLO market, as transitional climate risks exert pressure across the entire value chain. ELFA’s recent CLO Carbon and Sustainability Reporting Pa...

  • The Structured Credit Interview

    • RMBS
      • Saying hi to HEI

        Cara Newman, head of structured finance at Hometap, answers SCI's questions

        Q: Hometap, the home equity investment (HEI) fintech, is expanding into the structured finance market (SCI 7 July). What are Hometap’s motivations behind entering the securitisation market, and why now?A: For Hometap, it's always about supp...

  • Market Moves

    • Structured Finance
      • Freddie B-piece investments closed

        Market updates and sector developments

        Sabal Investment Holdings has closed a series of five B-piece investments, representing approximately US$2bn in collateral balance, across three Freddie Mac multifamily CMBS programmes. The programmes comprise SB-Deals, K-Deals and Q-Deals. Three S...

      • Job swaps weekly: Fearon steps up at Arch

        People moves and key promotions in securitisation

        This week’s roundup of securitisation job swaps sees Arch Capital Group appoint a new ceo in its global mortgage group. Elsewhere, Gallagher Re has hired a new head of global credit and political risk, while Cushman & Wakefield has...

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