Swap Costs Still A Hurdle For U.K. Issuers

The cost of foreign exchange swaps for certain U.K. firms looking to issue securitizations into the U.S. and Europe beyond the core U.K. investor base remain “prohibitively” expensive, according to Stephen Bowcott, head of securitization at Paragon Group.

  • 05 Dec 2011

The cost of foreign exchange swaps for certain U.K. firms looking to issue securitizations into the U.S. and Europe beyond the core U.K. investor base remain “prohibitively” expensive, according to Stephen Bowcott, head of securitization at Paragon Group.

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