ECB launches transparency initiative for European securitisation market

Aside from a flurry of public deals last autumn, the European securitisation market is a long way short of its buoyant pre-crisis state. In an effort to revive the sector, the European Central Bank has launched an initiative to improve the transparency of securitised assets, but will it have the desired effect?

In the past two-and-a-half years, the European securitisation market has been artificially kept on life support by the European Central Bank. The Eurosystem credit operations facility all

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