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.
Pangaea Funding 1, a Greek €237.5m issue backed by mortgages and pledges over a portfolio of 77 properties 99.4% let to National Bank of Greece, closed on August 22 via Cairn Capital.
Punch Taverns hopes to step closer to restructuring its £2.26bn debt stack as it finally launched a plan last week after about two years of discussions.
Mars Capital announced its return to the UK non-conforming RMBS market last week with a six-tranche deal that aims to sell right down the capital structure.