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Monday, 11 December 2017

Ana Baric' s stories

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  • ESNs provide new but complex funding source - Moody's

    Ticker | 13 September 2017

    European secured notes (ESNs), a form of collateralised bond being created in the EU, will provide banks with a new funding option. However, they also pose complex credit risks, according to a report from Moody’s summarised below:

  • Doubts remain on Italian NPL ABS

    Structured Finance | 01 September 2017

    A refreshed Italian non-performing loan securitisation law and a spike in NPL sales this summer have bolstered hopes for the asset class - but prematurely, say some market participants.

  • Self-cert regulation creates summer blues

    Structured Finance | 18 August 2017

    The structured finance market is gearing up for frantic last-ditch lobbying of the European Union to reverse its proposal to ban self-certified loans in securitised deals from 2019.

  • Blackstone grabs stake in €30bn of Banco Popular loans

    People & Markets | 11 August 2017

    US private equity firm Blackstone is buying a majority stake in Banco Popular’s real estate portfolio, which includes €30bn in estate properties and loans and the full share capital of its real estate management company Aliseda.

  • UK student loan ABS still languishing

    Structured Finance | 11 August 2017

    It has been half a year since the UK government began marketing the inaugural securitisation of income contingent student loans. Though a new UK government has been in place since June, the sale remains in limbo.

  • Diesel ban threatens to stall German auto sector

    Ticker | 03 August 2017

    A Moody’s report calling an effort to ban diesel cars from the German city of Stuttgart a “credit negative” has once again highlighted the risks of German and European auto ABS.

  • CLOs shift to complex risk retention vehicles

    Structured Finance | 28 July 2017

    European CLO managers are turning to a more complex solution for solving risk retention rules, taking advantage of a more settled regulatory climate and funding incentives.

  • RMBS: Mixed collateral doesn't hold Dutch Property Finance back

    Ticker | 27 July 2017

    The mixed collateral underlying RNHB’s Dutch Property Finance 2017-1 may have concerned some investors, but the deal’s tight final terms suggest that many more are unfazed.

  • ABS: Aurorus tail risk becomes investor concern

    Ticker | 26 July 2017

    Aurorus 2017, a Dutch consumer loan deal, has been on roadshow for almost a week, giving investors time to decide whether its tail risk is outweighed by the opportunity to buy niche collateral.

  • Housing

    Dutch Property Finance IPTs weighed in tandem with call period

    Ticker | 25 July 2017

    Initial pricing thoughts are out on Dutch Property Finance 2017-I, a Dutch mortgage loan RMBS that is testing market appetite for buy-to-let Dutch collateral with a potentially longer call period.