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  • April 17 2014


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  • FHA’s Carol Galante chimes in on investor landlord activity

    The head of the Federal Housing Administration, Commissioner Carol Galante, became on Tuesday the highest-ranking policymaker, and the first administration official, to chime in on investor activity in the home rental market.

    • 22 Apr 2014
  • Pair of new rental deals will hit markets within weeks

    Two firms, American Homes 4 Rent and American Residential Properties Inc, will issue debut home rental securitizations in a matter of weeks, after months of anticipation from at least one of the issuers.

    • 22 Apr 2014
  • Yield migration helps Pepper place largest Aussie non-con since crisis

    Pepper Australia has completed its first sale of non-conforming RMBS bonds into the US market and the largest Australian non-conforming RMBS deal since the crisis, pulling buyers across from its prime platform in a further sign of strong yield appetite from ABS investors.

    • 12:00 PM
  • Cov-lite caps gaining prominence as Euro CLOs expand

    Restrictions on covenant-lite loan buckets have become commonplace in European CLOs this year amid a trend of increasing deal sizes, just as some market participants have begun to fret about riskier asset selection.

    • 22 Apr 2014

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  • Thames Water seeks bondholder consent for Thames Tideway Tunnel

    Thames Water launched today a very large and complex consent solicitation on £5.788bn of its bonds, to prepare the way for the construction of the Thames Tideway Tunnel.

    • 22 Apr 2014
  • Investors warn on ratings race for new rental loan deals

    Morningstar Credit Ratings is forging ahead to rate conduit-style securitizations of home rental loans, an offshoot of the single-borrower deals from Blackstone Group and Colony Capital. Credit graders’ eagerness to rate an inaugural transaction, however, has some fixed income investors openly lamenting the post-crisis rating process, which they believe remains flawed.

    • 16 Apr 2014
  • Russian RMBS presses on amid DCM depression

    RMBS continues to buck a sharp downward trend in Russian debt issuance this year, with Credit Bank of Moscow prepping its debut transaction and the state-backed Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending (AHML) also set to sell bonds this week.

    • 22 Apr 2014
  • CIT Group exits student loans as Nelnet muscles for growth

    CIT Group, a commercial bank, will exit the student loan business by selling its remaining portfolio of $3.6bn in federal loans to Nelnet, a dominant issuer of student loan ABS. The deal comes as supply from a federal loan program winds down and investors look to whole loan transfers to help boost new ABS volumes.

    • 17 Apr 2014
  • CFF remains coy on cap structure of debut prime RMBS

    Crédit Foncier de France is set to sell the first securitization of French home loans since before the financial crisis, after officially mandating leads for its long-awaited prime RMBS debut. But the issuer refused to be drawn on intense speculation that it will look to place the full capital stack with investors.

    • 17 Apr 2014
  • VW lands biggest auto ABS since ‘07 after puzzling price pointers

    Volkswagen Bank printed the largest auto loan securitization since the onset of the financial crisis this week, despite its leads leaving rival syndicate teams nonplussed by deciding to go to one decimal place with initial price thoughts on the senior notes.

    • 17 Apr 2014
  • VW taps bookrunners for $1bn VALET 2014-1

    Volkswagen Financial Services on Monday mandated underwriters for its first US prime auto loan issuance of the year. The deal will bring total prime auto loan volume to around $15bn this year, up $3bn from the same period in 2013.

    • 21 Apr 2014
  • Risk profiles stand out in Q1 auto tiering—Wells

    Fast-paced growth and higher net losses in the subprime auto space stoked investor concerns last year, prompting more credit tiering among the issuers. A Wells Fargo report evaluates where investors showed the most demand in the first quarter this year compared to 2013.

    • 17 Apr 2014
  • B2R Finance chalks up rental loans for multi-borrower securitization

    Blackstone Group’s buy-to-rent mortgage unit, B2R Finance, which closed its first residential loan in February, intends to source enough supply for a first-of-its-kind securitization of around $300m.

    • 16 Apr 2014
  • Underwriting standards weaker than pre-crisis, say Euro CLO managers

    European CLO managers and investors believe underwriting standards in Europe’s leveraged loan market are weaker now than before the 2008 financial crisis, but that with limited primary activity in the leveraged buyout market cov-lite loans are still not a “major issue” in Europe.

    • 16 Apr 2014
  • Yorkshire backs UK mid-tier for RMBS growth

    Yorkshire Building Society and its fellow mid-tier lenders can look forward to a more active future in RMBS, its treasury team told GlobalCapital this week after fully retaining the issuer’s fourth mortgage securitization.

    • 16 Apr 2014
  • Aussies pick up European slack in RMBS supply surge

    European investors were given a way out of an RMBS supply shortage on their own continent this week as three Australian issuers sought to capitalise on an ever-growing bid for their paper from foreign investors.

    • 16 Apr 2014

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IssuerArrangerSize ($M)
Octagon Credit Investors, LLC, Octagon Investment Partners XII - RefinancingCiti321.00
NXT Capital Investment Advisers, NXT CLO 2014-1Wells Fargo357.44
H.I.G. Whitehorse Capital, Whitehorse VIIIMorgan Stanley574.75

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
1 JPMorgan 22,630.76 49 0.00%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,975.59 57 0.00%
3 Citi 21,366.91 49 0.00%
4 Deutsche Bank 16,169.74 39 0.00%
5 Barclays 15,718.54 40 0.00%

Financing Record (MBS)

IssuerPriceTotal Amount ($ Millions)
SDART 2014-299.98189.30
SDART 2014-2100.00330.00
SDART 2014-299.99275.60

Priced Deals

Intesa Sanpaolo17-Apr-191000
Allied Irish Banks16-Apr-19500

bookrunners of European Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
1 JPMorgan 2,240.24 5 5.97%
2 Deutsche Bank 1,897.78 5 5.06%
3 VTB Capital 1,601.44 4 4.27%
4 RBS 1,570.47 3 4.18%
5 Citi 1,432.94 4 3.82%