Funding for Lending extension stokes fears of longer RMBS slump

Changes made on Wednesday to the UK Funding for Lending Scheme to boost small-to-medium enterprise lending should not shrink the already low-level of UK SME ABS issuance, but London-based bankers remain angered by the squeeze the FLS has had on UK residential mortgage securitisation, and fear a protracted RMBS issuance slump into 2014.

  • 26 Apr 2013

The Bank of England and HM Treasury have extended the UK’s FLS until January 2015, and have broadened the programme to boost bank lending to small-to-medium size enterprises.

Under Wednesday’s tweaks, every £1 of lending to SMEs by banks for the rest of 2013 will allow banks to increase ...

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