BlackRock lays out ESG securitization scorecard

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By Tom Brown
24 Mar 2021

The European securitization market is seeing a faster pace of ESG deals but it needs to find more ESG-friendly assets before it can expect much more issuance. Peter Winning, portfolio manager and analyst in BlackRock's EMEA ABS team, spoke with GlobalCapital to outline how the world’s largest asset manager invests in ESG securitizations.

GlobalCapital: What criteria does BlackRock use when looking to invest in an ESG securitization?

Peter Winning, BlackRock: We analyse ESG labelled securitizations in exactly the same way as we analyse any other securitization. There are no external ESG ratings for securitizations so in Europe we have developed our own ...

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