Structured Bonds - All Articles

  • Treasury plans standard PLS model

    The US Treasury is partnering with ratings agencies to design the parameters of a benchmark private label RMBS issuance in the hope of resurrecting the moribund PLS market.

    • 22 Sep 2014
  • UBS loses credit structuring head

    UBS has lost a long-serving senior official from its credit structuring business.

    • 22 Sep 2014
  • Green covered bonds will be big

    Münchener Hypothekenbank’s €300m ESG Pfandbrief will be remembered as one of the most important milestones in the development of the socially responsible investment (SRI) bond market.

    • 18 Sep 2014
  • Boris island ditched – disaster averted

    Boris Johnson’s plan for a new island airport east of London is a vainglorious waste of money. The UK’s decision to build new runway capacity at Heathrow or Gatwick is the right one. They are proven capital markets players and are best placed to deliver.

    • 02 Sep 2014
  • Wind power developer Arise launches second green bond

    Arise, the Swedish wind farm developer, has launched its second green bond, raising Skr350m (€38m). Arise’s activities are entirely in the field of wind power, meaning that it should not need to label its bond as green to attract environmentally minded investors – yet it did so.

    • 01 Sep 2014