Europe embraces synthetic future

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In Europe, one of the most successful alliances within the structured finance market has been the marriage of securitisation with credit derivative technology, a financing tool that really took off in 2000 and is now clearly at the frontier of the European structured finance market’s growth.

A clear indication of that growth is the fact that this market segment accounted for 24% of publicly rated issuance in the first half of 2002 compared with 17.5% over the same period a year earlier