Kensington BTL deal tightens as pipeline churns

Kensington priced its Finsbury Square buy-to-let (BTL) RMBS deal on Thursday at 103bp over Sonia, tight of initial price thoughts (IPTs) of 105bp-110bp, despite the fact that many UK and European investors have stated that they are fully allocated in securitized products at the moment.

  • By Tom Brown
  • 11 Jul 2019

That the deal ended up tight of IPTs is a demonstration of investor preference for familiar issuers in a busting European securitization market. 

“It continues to be a difficult market, but talks of the rate cut are providing some support in the current environment,” said Alex Maddox, capital markets ...

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