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Issue 882 - 22nd December

  • News Analysis

    • ABS
      • Redefining moneyball

        European football clubs turn to securitisation for financing

        Multi-club and petrostate-backed projects are becoming increasingly headline-grabbing themes in global football, but securitisation is also emerging as somewhat of a trend in the financing landscape. Olympique Lyonnais became the latest big...


  • News

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Risk transfer round-up - 21 December

        The week's CRT developments and deal news

        Deal newsThe EIB Group has provided a €163m unfunded guarantee to Santander’s latest synthetic securitisation, supporting energy efficiency and climate action projects in the Spanish residential property market. The transaction wil...


  • Talking Point

    • ABS
      • Basel banks

        Banks forced away from loans and into low RWA assets in 2024

        An unintended consequence of the implementation of Basel III endgame rules in the US is that banks will be forced into more capital efficient agency MBS at the expense of loans, according to Mohib Karzai, head of agency MBS trading at JP Morgan. Ka...

    • CMBS
      • Communication skills

        CRE loan-on-loan financing a 'relationship-oriented business'

        Speakers on the loan-on-loan financing panels at SCI’s inaugural European CRE Finance Seminar last month stressed the importance of a good working relationship between lender and borrower. They also noted that “capital is king&...


  • Market Moves

    • Structured Finance
      • Job swaps weekly: Reed Smith poaches Linklaters' Drury

        People moves and key promotions in securitisation

        This final weekly roundup of securitisation job swaps of 2023 sees Reed Smith snapping up a Linklaters partner and structured finance specialist. Elsewhere, ARIA Commodities has lured a Deutsche Bank veteran as head of structured trade finance, while...

      • ESMA launches RTS and ITS consultation

        Market updates and sector developments

        The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has launched a consultation on revisions to the securitisation disclosure framework. The process is due to run until 15 March and aims to collect stakeholders’ views on proposed changes t...

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Performance-related triggers RTS adopted

        Market updates and sector developments

        The European Commission has released a Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing the Securitisation Regulation with regard to regulatory technical standards (RTS) specifying performance-related triggers and the criteria for the calibration of tho...



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