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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Ana Baric' s stories

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  • EU self-cert ban shakes market

    Structured Finance | 21 July 2017

    UK non-conforming RMBS spreads widened after news that an EU Capital Markets framework may ban self-certified mortgage securitisation - but they soon bounced back.

  • Moody's sign

    "Robo-advisers" could improve UK mortgage pool - Moody's

    Ticker | 18 July 2017

    Robo-advisers, fintech digital platforms that provide automated, algorithm-driven financial options, could improve the UK consumer and mortgage loan market, says a Moody’s report.

  • Market unfazed by ECB tapering signal

    Structured Finance | 14 July 2017

    Recent signals from the European Central Bank that it might wind down its asset-backed securities purchase programme (ABSPP) have left the market untroubled - even though the scheme has been widely critiqued for sucking paper from the market supply and pushing in already tight deal spreads.

  • European Commission sign

    RMBS: European Commission considers NPL secondary market

    Ticker | 10 July 2017

    As part of its efforts to tackle non-performing loans, the European Commission has launched a public consultation on developing secondary markets for the distressed asset class.

  • British pound sterling banknotes

    Sterling ABS set to price tight despite UK risks

    Ticker | 03 July 2017

    Well-known issuers such as Globaldrive and RMS are offering tried-and-tested supply to the sterling market, but one investor cautioned that despite no evidence of market loss, the current UK consumer boom may not last.

  • Heathrow offers 15-year euro deal

    Structured Finance | 30 June 2017

    A €500m 15-year deal offered by Heathrow Funding was executed swiftly and with a strong book size on Wednesday, despite fears of rising rates.

  • Auto deals test appetite for Portuguese risk

    Structured Finance | 30 June 2017

    Two new auto loan deals, Ulisses Finance 1 and Aqua Finance No 4, did not appear to step on each other’s toes as they tested market appetite for Portuguese credit and issuer risk.

  • Airport

    Heathrow offers 15-year euro deal despite rate hike fears

    Ticker | 28 June 2017

    A €500m 15-year deal from Heathrow Funding has been executed swiftly and with a strong book size despite fears of rising rates. The whole business securitisation was executed within one day, a rarity for the structured finance market.

  • Portugal

    Auto deals test appetite for Portuguese credit and issuer risk

    Ticker | 28 June 2017

    Two new auto loan deals, Ulisses Finance 1 and Aqua Finance No 4, do not appear to be stepping on each other’s toes as they test market appetite for Portuguese credit and issuer risk.

  • European deal flow picks up

    Structured Finance | 23 June 2017

    A flurry of deals last week was gobbled up by investors happy to see geographical and asset variety stretching from UK RMBS to Italian auto - before a feared summer slump kicks in.