Securitization - European Archive

  • People moves in brief

    People moves in brief

    HSBC hires Lahham for MENA corporate finance — Lisanti broadens markets role at Citi — Muscatt joins BMO

  • Sinn Féin set to shake up Ireland’s mortgage sector

    Sinn Féin set to shake up Ireland’s mortgage sector

    While Sinn Féin begins its attempt to form Ireland’s new government, investors and issuers are eyeing a possible overhaul of the country’s housing sector. Securitization is in the headlights, as one of the party’s key manifesto pledges, which promised to throttle the market, is on the negotiating table.

  • UK fiscal splurge cemented as ‘last Mohican’ is ousted

    UK fiscal splurge cemented as ‘last Mohican’ is ousted

    The ousting of Sajid Javid as the UK's chancellor of the exchequer has been interpreted in financial markets as a power grab by prime minister Boris Johnson. Javid's removal is likely to strengthen the government’s bias towards populist economics, “rewriting the Treasury’s fiscal rules”, according to one investor.

  • Turkish regulator mulls reforms to unlock risk transfer market

    Turkish regulator mulls reforms to unlock risk transfer market

    Turkey’s Bank Regulation and Supervision Agency is mulling an overhaul to its rules on risk transfer for banks, which could open a new jurisdiction for the synthetic securitization market, and raise marginal capital for the country’s banks.

  • Skipton returns to RMBS after four year break

    Skipton returns to RMBS after four year break

    Skipton Building Society is bringing a prime sterling RMBS with joint arrangers JP Morgan and Lloyds. The issuer last brought a deal in 2016, pausing the programme in light of the UK government’s Term Funding Scheme (TFS).

  • Hoist shores up capital with AT1 offer

    Hoist shores up capital with AT1 offer

    Hoist Finance is marketing an additional tier one, part of the debt purchaser’s journey back to capital health following a regulatory judgement that wiped 3.7 percentage points off its core equity tier one ratio. The deal follows a landmark non-performing loan securitization called Marathon, which saw CarVal Investors take risk off the Swedish firm’s balance sheet.

  • Goldman preps CMBS to finance Thai conglomerate’s UK hotel buy

    Goldman preps CMBS to finance Thai conglomerate’s UK hotel buy

    Goldman Sachs has announced a deal called Magenta CMBS to finance Thai conglomerate DTGO Corporation’s purchase of 17 regional hotels across the UK from Marathon Asset Management. The deal is the first CMBS linked to Sonia, with the commercial real estate market proving slower than consumer assets classes to switch from Libor.

  • Consolidation beginning in private debt as clouds gather

    Consolidation beginning in private debt as clouds gather

    Reports from Pitchbook and Preqin have found an increased concentration of capital in private debt funds. This is giving larger asset managers a whip hand in dealmaking, while smaller funds struggle to raise and deploy capital, and investors seek the safety of big players ahead of an expected downturn.

  • Santander scores solution for costly undrawn revolver exposures

    Santander scores solution for costly undrawn revolver exposures

    Santander has bought credit protection on two portfolios of undrawn revolving credit facilities, taking advantage of a regulatory decision last year to sharply boost the efficiency of the protection. The deal points the way for banks to cut the costs of providing revolvers, which are usually extended as a ‘loss leader’ for a broader banking relationship.

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