The deal, Bavaria Sky China 2014-1, which priced today, is the first placement of an asset backed securities in China by a European automaker.
Volkswagen has obtained ratings from both Fitch Ratings and Moodys Investors Service on its $800 million renminbi ($128 million) securitization of Chinese auto loans.
Why market participants still see value in bond insurance, even for an asset class that is not many notches away, ranging between triple-B and single-A, depending on the rating agency and originator.
This is the first Turkish transaction backed by diversified payment rights that Assured has wrapped since 2006. The entire deal is $500 million.
Assured Guaranty hopes to take advantage of a recent upgrade in its financial strength rating to resume offering insurance on future flow securitizations.
Controversy over the Mexican equipment lease sector
After contracting sharply last year amid regulatory uncertainty and an economic slowdown, Brazils structured finance market now appears to be poised for a recovery.
Five new originators of Russian RMBS debuted last year; players say the issuer stable will keep growing.
Investors no longer feel limited to their own country for securitization investment opportunities; they are becoming comfortable with the risks and rewards of investing in and owning a global book.
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