Securitization - European Archive

  • Gallic influence to rise in EU's capital markets

    Gallic influence to rise in EU's capital markets

    France and Germany will end up as the largest countries in the EU's capital markets after Brexit, including in primary equity and debt markets, according to new research from the think tank New Financial.

  • December window jump-starts securitization secondary

    December window jump-starts securitization secondary

    Euro securitization secondary markets leapt into action as traders see a window of spread tightening in December, crossing their fingers and hoping macro worries have abated for the remainder of the year.

  • Dutch BTL market booming ahead of stamp duty rise

    Dutch BTL market booming ahead of stamp duty rise

    The Dutch buy-to-let market is booming ahead of an increased transfer tax on buy-to-let property, softening concerns that the pandemic would lead to a prolonged origination slump in the asset class.

  • Green covered bonds 'zeroed' by EU's green Taxonomy

    Green covered bonds 'zeroed' by EU's green Taxonomy

    Green bond specialists have criticised the buildings section of the European Union’s proposed sustainable finance Taxonomy as impractical, creating unhelpful incentives and excluding most bank financing, including green senior unsecured, RMBS and covered bonds.

  • Full stack sales block payment holiday fixes

    Full stack sales block payment holiday fixes

    Securitization originators who sell their full capital structures hoping to deconsolidate assets could struggle to protect their deals from Covid-19 payment holidays, as targeted repurchases or liquidity support risks regulators treating deals as though they are still on balance sheet.

  • EBA gives hope to SRT market

    EBA gives hope to SRT market

    The European Banking Authority has lifted the spirits of those working in the significant risk transfer (SRT) market by suggesting that call options and early termination rights should not disqualify a transaction from achieving SRT recognition, pushing back on proposals made by European Parliament members.

  • Now is not the time to rush an ESG securitization framework

    Now is not the time to rush an ESG securitization framework

    An ESG framework for the European securitization market is a noble aim but the middle of this pandemic is not the time to implement it. The European Parliament needs to take its time and make sure such a regime is built to last, and not throw it in alongside emergency legislation.

  • FCA rolls out STS deal list ahead of Brexit

    FCA rolls out STS deal list ahead of Brexit

    The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has launched a new platform dedicated to listing all securitizations which qualify as ‘simple, transparent and standardised’, preparing the UK securitization market for the end of the Brexit transition period.

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