Emerging Markets


Cat Bond Investors Escape Hurricane Odile Unscathed

The storm, which made landfall near Cabo San Lucas in Mexico on Sept. 15, had threatened holders of $100 million of MultiCat Mexico Ltd. (Series 2012-1) Class C notes with a 50% loss of their principal.

Russian RMBS: Safe, For Now

The fact that deals are backed by fixed-rate mortgages helps protect them from climbing interest rates in Russia. Very low LTVs also help.

China's Securitization to Expand Beyond Autos: Moody's

New asset classes could include equipment leases and consumer loans; such deals could be sponsored by both existing and first-time issuers such as commercial banks, local branches of international banks, financial leasing companies and asset management companies.

China Auto Securitization Gears Up

As more and more Chinese gain the financial access to buy a car with a loan, lenders will look increasingly to securitization to keep origination going.

BMW Prices Chinese Auto Loan Securitization

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.



Ratings Disagreements Head to Mexico

Controversy over the Mexican equipment lease sector

After Crash, Brazilian ABS Poised to Recover

After contracting sharply last year amid regulatory uncertainty and an economic slowdown, Brazil’s structured finance market now appears to be poised for a recovery.

New Blood Revives Russian RMBS

Five new originators of Russian RMBS debuted last year; players say the issuer stable will keep growing.

Fitch: Securitization Investors Span the Globe

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.

Can Brazil's Housing Boom Spark a Nascent RMBS Market?


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