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Issue 880 - 8th December

  • News Analysis

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Basel 4 series: Levelling the playing field - video

        Market participants share their insights about why further amendments to the Basel framework are req...

        In the fourth instalment of SCI’s Basel 4 video series, Alantra md Holger Beyer provides a brief outline of what’s new in Basel 4 and SCI’s Kenny Wastell asks market participants why further amendments to the framework a...


  • News

    • Structured Finance
      • SCI Start the Week - 4 December 2023

        A review of SCI's latest content

        Last week's news and analysis Arch agony Cancellation of 8 ILNs leaves investors stewing Basel 4 series: Preparing - video Market participants share their insights about how to prepare for Basel 4 Global Risk Transfer Report: Chapter five ...

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Latest SRTx fixings released

        Index values indicate gradual tightening in spreads and improved outlooks for liquidity, as well as ...

        The latest fixings for the SRTx (Significant Risk Transfer Index) have been released. There have been incremental but modest improvements in spread and risk indexes and a tempering of values in volatility indexes, which had risen in November&rsqu...

      • Salisbury sees momentum

        Lloyds' latest SME SRT unveiled

        Lloyds has executed Salisbury 2023-1, the seventh synthetic securitisation from its Salisbury programme, following Salisbury 2022-1 in April 2022. The significant risk transfer transaction references a £1.75bn portfolio of UK SME...

      • CRT Market Update

        Looking ahead

        With only a couple of weeks left before the Christmas break, market participants’ focus already appears to be geared towards the new year. Regarding the past and current SRT pipeline, one investor does not expect any new deals to...


  • Talking Point

    • Alternative assets
      • Digital download

        Up, up and away for digital infrastructure market in 2024

        There has been dramatic growth in the US esoteric securitization market in the last three years or so, but the pace isn’t about to slip, says Michael Nowakowski, director and interim head of structured products at Conning, a Hartford, Conne...

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Global Risk Transfer Report: Chapter six

        In the final chapter of our report surveying the synthetic securitisation market, SCI explores new f...

        IACPM’s latest risk-sharing survey notes that 2022 highlighted not only a substantial growth in SRT product utilisation by banks, with €200bn in new issuance, but also some structural changes in the risk-sharing activity of banks....


  • Market Moves

    • Structured Finance
      • Job swaps weekly: EU finance ministers choose Calviño for EIB

        People moves and key promotions in securitisation

        This week’s roundup of securitisation job swaps sees Nadia Calviño chosen to become head of the European Investment Bank (EIB). Elsewhere, the Structured Finance Association welcomes seven industry leaders to its new board of dir...

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • SRT inspection

        Lawmaker warns of perceived SRT risks

        The risks of SRT trades “may not be fully understood” Senator Jack Reed, (D-RI) has warned US regulators. In a letter to the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Office of the Comptroller of th...

    • RMBS
      • Fix-and-flip fund debuts

        Market updates and sector developments

        Faes & Co, an investment firm led by LendInvest founder Christian Faes, has launched its maiden private credit fund focused on the US real estate bridging finance market. The Faes & Co Income Fund intends to capitalise on the firm&...



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