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Ratings enable the information asymmetry existing in the issuer-investor relationship to be reduced, particularly for issues with a high degree of complexity, as in the case of securitizations. However,...
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The SPV swap replacement game
A number of downgraded banks are required to find swap counterparty replacements for over 300 structured finance transactions – but this is proving difficult, with few candidates willing or able t...
Rating agency downgrades are expected to affect the way institutional buyers of structured products in Europe do business, say bankers. At the crux of the changes are rating agency decisions that affect...
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