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Securitization

European Securitization Awards 2022 — voting now live!

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GlobalCapital is pleased to launch the main voting round for the European Securitization Awards — please see the shortlists below

Thank you to everyone who helped us determine these shortlists via the nominations process that ran between November and early January. We were very encouraged by the level of market engagement.

The vast majority of categories have, like last year, five names to choose from. In a few instances the numbers are slightly more or less than five. This reflects how exceptionally tight the vote was in those categories. We also took in-depth soundings from well placed market professionals on the validity of certain nominations.

Please read through the instructions carefully to ensure that your votes are counted accurately.

Please fill out the information required in the survey. This will be kept entirely confidential and will be used only to ensure that votes are valid.

All awards will be voted on by market participants, with the exception of “Overall Bank of the Year”, "Private Securitization of the Year" and “Overall Deal of the Year”. If you wish to pitch for any of these three awards, please contact Sophie Astles on sophie.astles@euromoneyplc.com

There is no cap on the numbers voting from any given institution, and no requirement to answer every question. We reserve the right to weight votes by seniority, job role, institution or similar considerations. In general, little weight will be placed on votes for one’s own institution and considerable weight placed on votes for counterparties.

A vote from a portfolio manager at a major securitization investor, for example, would count more heavily than that of a rating agency analyst in determining the “Secondary ABS/RMBS trading house” award, while a regular issuer’s vote for arranging bank would be particularly valuable.

We encourage you to distribute the survey widely among clients, counterparties and within your own institutions, but urge you to avoid ‘block voting’, in which every response form is identical, and for everyone involved to consider their choices individually. We reserve the right to strip out suspected block votes in tabulating the final category winners.

All votes will be strictly confidential. However, we reserve the right to publish aggregated and fully anonymised figures by institution category — for example, “X% of investors voted for Y” — at our discretion.

You do not have to complete the entire survey for your votes to be counted.

Respondents are allowed to vote for their own deal or firms — however, as we said above, little weight will be placed on votes for one’s own institution and considerable weight placed on votes for counterparties. Votes should reflect firm and deal activity for the 2021 calendar year.

The poll will close on February 25 2021 and the winners will be announced at a ceremony in April.

Outstanding contribution

This is a special award entirely at the discretion of GC Editorial. However, informal suggestions are welcome — please get in touch with Toby Fildes on +44 207 779 7327 or toby.fildes@globalcapital.com

Previous winners have been Rob Ford, founding partner of TwentyFour Asset Management; Max Bronzwaer, group treasurer of Obvion; and Alex Batchvarov, who runs securitization research at Bank of America.

There is no fixed set of criteria. We would like the award to recognise individuals who have made huge contributions to the development of the market and who command universal respect among their peers.

GlobalCapital reserves the right to disqualify any votes it deems invalid.

Market outlook survey 

As we did last year, we would also like to test the temperature of the securitization market and ask its view on what it sees are the main threats and opportunities — as well as its thoughts on how spreads are likely to perform over the coming months. Please see the end of the survey for these outlook questions. Your views are greatly appreciated. We’ll publish the overall results at the same time as the Awards.

Thank you again for your support and hopefully see you all soon — in person! — at our Awards Dinner in May.

Best,

Toby Fildes

Managing editor

GlobalCapital



Here is the complete list of categories with shortlists for reference. Please click on this link to go through to the survey to vote on these shortlists and fill in our brief market survey.

The Shortlist: 

ABS Bank of the Year: Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Citi, Santander, Société Générale

RMBS Bank of the Year: Bank of America, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, Natixis

Fintech Financing Bank of the Year: BNP Paribas, Citi, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, NatWest

ABS Issuer of the Year: auxmoney, BNP Paribas, Intertrust Group, NewDay, Santander Consumer Bank

RMBS Issuer of the Year: BPCE, Citi, Kensington, Santander, Shawbrook

ABS Deal of the Year: BL Consumer Issuance Platform II Sarl Compartment BL Consumer Credit 2021, Bumper BE NV/SA Compartment No.1, Fortuna Consumer Loan ABS 2021 DAC, NewDay Funding, Master Issuer Plc - Series 2021-3, Pixel 2021, SC Germany S.A., Compartment Consumer 2021-1, Silver Arrow S.A., Compartment Silver Arrow UK 2021-2, Ulisses Finance No. 2

RMBS Deal of the Year: Blitzen Securities No.1 Plc, BPCE Home Loans FCT 2021 Green UoP, Dilosk RMBS No. 5 DAC, ERM Funding Plc Series 2021-1, Gemgarto 2021-1 Plc, Lanebrook Mortgage Transaction 2021-1 PLC, RMBS Prado IX, FT, SAECURE 20 BV

Consumer Securitization Law Firm of the Year: Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells, Linklaters, Mayer Brown

Servicer of the Year (performing): Link Financial, Vesting Finance, Pepper, The Mortgage Lender, Zenith Service

Secondary ABS/RMBS Trading house of the year: Bank of America, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, Goldman Sachs

CLO Arranger of the Year: Bank of America, Barclays, Citi, Jefferies, Morgan Stanley

CLO Deal of the Year: CVC Cordatus Loan Fund XXII DAC, North Westerly VII ESG CLO DAC, Northwoods Capital 23, Providus CLO IV, Sound Point Euro CLO V Funding DAC

Secondary CLO Trading House of the Year: Bank of America, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley

CLO Manager of the Year: Blackstone, Credit Suisse Asset Management, CVC Credit, PGIM, Redding Ridge

CLO Investor of the Year (senior): Amundi, Axa IM, Commerzbank, Fair Oaks Capital, PGIM, Standard Chartered

CLO Investor of the Year (junior/mezz): Axa IM, BNP Paribas, Fair Oaks Capital, Napier Park, TwentyFour Asset Management

CLO Law Firm of the Year: Allen & Overy, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, Clifford Chance, Milbank, Paul Hastings

CLO Rating Agency: ARC, Fitch Ratings, KBRA, Moody's, S&P Global Ratings

CRE & CMBS Bank of the Year: Bank of America, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley

CRE & CMBS Deal of the Year: Agora Securities UK 2021 DAC, Bruegel 2021, Frost CMBS 2021-1, Starz Mortgage Securities 2021-1 DAC, Taurus 2021-4 UK DAC, Together 2021-CRE1

CRE & CMBS Law Firm of the Year: Allen & Overy, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, Clifford Chance, Mayer Brown, Sidley Austin

NPL Bank/Advisor of the Year: Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Intertrust Group, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley

NPL Deal of the Year: Portman Square 2021 NPL-1 DAC, Retiro Mortgage Securities class A1 notes, IFIS NPL 2021-1 SPV, Project Frontier NPL, Scalabis 2021-1

NPL Law Firm of the Year: Allen & Overy, Chiomenti, Clifford Chance, Herbert Smith Freehills, Linklaters

NPL Servicer of the Year: Cepal, doValue, Hipoges, Mars Capital, Prelios

Whole business esoteric issuer of the year: Funding Circle, Hastings, Intertrust Group, Marston's, Public Power Corporation, Santander

Debut Issuer of the Year: auxmoney, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, Lendco ltd, PPC Greece, Starz Real Estate

Portfolio Buyer of the Year: Apollo, Davidson Kempner, Pimco

Securitization Equity Investor of the Year: Davidson Kempner, One William Street Capital Management, Pimco, Sculptor Capital Management, Waterfall Asset Management

Securitization Senior Investor of the Year: CIC, Insight Investment, M&G, Ostrum Asset Management, Pimco

Securitization Mezz Investor of the Year: Amundi, Axa IM, Insight Investment, Ostrum Asset Management, TwentyFour Asset Management

Risk Transfer Investor of the Year: ArrowMark Partners, ChorusCapital, Insight Investment, TwentyFour Asset Management, Whitecroft Capital

Corporate Securitization Arranger of the Year: Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Citi, Crédit Agricole, HSBC

Trade Receivables Financier of the Year: BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, HSBC, Société Générale

Risk Transfer Bank of the Year: Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, Credit Suisse, Santander

Securitised Derivatives House of the Year: BNP Paribas, DZ Bank, Lloyds Bank, Natixis, NatWest

Secondary Financing House of the Year: Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan

Securitization Research House of the Year: Bank of America, Barclays, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, S&P Global Ratings

Securitization Rating Agency of the Year: DBRS, Fitch Ratings, KBRA, Moody's, S&P Global Ratings

Securitization Accounting Firm of the Year: Deloitte, EY, KPMG, Mazars, PwC

Data Provider of the Year: EuroABS, European DataWarehouse, Intex, Moody's Analytics, Solve Advisors

Securitization Trustee of the Year: Bank of New York Mellon, Citi, HSBC, Intertrust Group, US Bank

SPV Administrator of the Year: CSC Global Financial Markets, Intertrust Group, TMF Group, Vistra, Walkers

ESG/SRI Bank of the Year: BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Lloyds, Natixis, NatWest

ESG/SRI Issuer of the Year: auxmoney, Kensington, NIBC Bank, Sage Housing, UCI

ESG/SRI Deal of the Year: BPCE Home Loans FCT 2021 Green Up, Finsbury Square 2021-1, Fortuna Consumer Loan ABS 2021, Gemgarto 2021-1, Lion Re III, North Westerley VII ESG CLO, Sage AR Funding 2021

ESG/SRI Investor of the Year: Aegon, Amundi, Newmarket Capital, NN Investment Partners, Ostrum Asset Management, TwentyFour Asset Management

ESG/SRI Law Firm of the Year: Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Cuatrecasas, Mayer Brown, White & Case

ESG/SRI Research Firm of the Year: Bank of America, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Rabobank, Sustainalytics

Most Innovative Deal of the Year (brought the market forward the most): Fortuna Consumer Loan ABS, Gemgarto 2021-1, Lanebrook Mortgage Transaction 2021-1, PPC Zeus DAC (Greek non-performing energy debt securitization), Starz Mortgage Securities 2021-1 DAC

For information about how to attend our industry event, please contact Ashley Hofmann at ahofmann@globalcapital.com.

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