Tuesday, 17 January 2017


Barclays, UBS line up CMBS deal with fresh take on rules

IFR 2166 14 January to 20 January 2017

Barclays and UBS are teaming up with an alternative lender to satisfy risk retention rules for their first commercial property loan securitisation of the year, according to a banker familiar with the matter.

Ford mandates for first full-compliance ABS deal

12 January 2017

Ford Motor Credit has mandated banks for the first publicly sold asset-backed security to comply fully with new regulations that came into force last year, according to paperwork seen by IFR.

Investors snap up light ABS supply

11 January 2017

Auto lenders Hyundai and Consumer Portfolio Services priced the first two ABS deals of the year this week, and dramatically pulled in pricing amid a dearth of supply.

Uncertainty reigns as CMBS bankers head to Miami

IFR 2165 7 January to 13 January 2017

The hot topic at a top real estate event in Miami this week will roll off the tongue with ease - risk retention rules.

NPL and legacy trades key to 2017 volumes

IFR 2165 7 January to 13 January 2017

A successful reboot of the Italian NPL securitisation market may hold the key to 2017 European ABS supply eclipsing last year’s post-crisis high, but market participants are confident that chunky legacy trades should still boost volumes.

GE ignites primary with RMBS resale

IFR 2165 7 January to 13 January 2017

GE Money Bank France will meet investors this week to present a third RMBS from its SapphireOne shelf, a deal that could be 2017’s first in a European ABS market gaining momentum from real money buying.