Anil is responsible for the structured finance section of IFR, providing coverage for the real-time IFR Markets news service as well as the IFR Magazine. He re-joined Thomson Reuters IFR in May 2011 after spending seven years on Informa Global Markets’ real-time European ABS product. Anil’s initial stint at Thomson Reuters began in 1997 on a two-year graduate trainee scheme, followed by four and a half years at IFR reporting on medium term notes/commercial paper and structured finance.
Punch Taverns has told investors to certify their status ahead of the 5pm deadline on Wednesday to implement the restructuring agreed two weeks ago.
New issuance is expected to continue at a steady pace this week, with consumer loans, auto ABS and CMBS all in the mix. A new Dutch RMBS has been announced too with Aegon Hypotheken to bring Saecure 15 via Deutsche Bank, HSBC, ING, JP Morgan (arranger) and Rabobank.
European structured finance spreads are ratcheting to their tightest levels in years, as investors take positions well before the ECB’s new bond-buying programme comes into effect.