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  • Huge investor group adopts Net Zero goal

    Huge investor group adopts Net Zero goal

    The financial markets’ stance on climate change has taken a stride forward as 43 asset managers with $23tr of assets including some of the biggest such as BlackRock and Vanguard have joined the Net Zero Asset Managers’ Initiative. A critical mass of investors is now committed to reducing carbon emissions in their portfolios to zero, meaning that companies can be in no doubt which way they have to go if they want to maximise their potential investor base.

  • Temasek's Azalea returns with Astrea VI

    Temasek's Azalea returns with Astrea VI

    Singapore's Temasek Holdings and its wholly owned Azalea Asset Management sold the fourth iteration of the Astrea collateralised fund obligation (CFO) this week. They raised more than $450m from the institutional portion of the deal, using a tried-and-tested structure.

  • GlobalCapital China announces 2020 awards winners: Part I

    GlobalCapital China announces 2020 awards winners: Part I

    GlobalCapital China is pleased to announce the winners of its annual awards, recognising the banks, issuers and individuals that have made the biggest contribution to developing China’s onshore markets. In part one, we reveal the most impressive issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories.

  • China reforms NPL ABS as bad loans rise

    China reforms NPL ABS as bad loans rise

    The People’s Bank of China has started to allow banks seeking quotas to sell non-performing loan securitizations to shift from the old approval-based system to a registration-based system, onshore bankers told GlobalCapital China this week. The reform is set to speed up the pre-issuance phase and ease banks’ increasing pressure to dispose of bad loans.

  • Mercedes-Benz pierces through comparables in ABS return

    Mercedes-Benz pierces through comparables in ABS return

    Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance scored a tightly priced Rmb6.26bn ($914m) dual tranche auto securitization trade on Tuesday. The senior tranche was priced inside comparable levels, a first for the issuer and a rarity in China's auto ABS market.

  • Mercedes-Benz readies second auto ABS this year

    Mercedes-Benz readies second auto ABS this year

    Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance is planning to sell a Rmb6.26bn ($917m) dual tranche auto securitization transaction next week after a six-month break from the onshore market. The issuer has doubled the length of the revolving period compared to its previous outing.

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