TLTRO revival spells trouble for new-era securitizations

Could the European securitization market’s much-vaunted and long-expected “simple, transparent and standardised” framework end up dead on arrival? That’s the worry for market participants who think securitization could be hollowed-out by the European Central Bank’s third TLTRO, writes Tom Brown.

  • By Tom Brown
  • 14 Mar 2019

The terms of the third Targeted Longer-Term Refinancing Operations (TLTRO III) have yet to be clarified, but there is a heightened expectation that they will be less favourable than those of its predecessors after an announcement was made by the European Central Bank (ECB) on March 7.

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4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 3,104 10 7.97
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