Securitisation touted as answer to '€4 trillion' funding gap


Europe faces a €4 trillion funding gap in the coming five years as banks shrink their balance sheets and adjust to a raft of new capital and liquidity rules. That's according to a report released today by Prime Collateralised Securities (PCS) – an industry initiative that is designed to rehabilitate securitisation markets following the crisis. The report argues securitisation can help meet Europe's financing shortfall.

Market participants caution that a revived securitisation market will not be

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