More Goldman sachs articles
The cost of protection on credit default swaps (CDSs) referenced to the world’s largest financial institutions has skyrocketed as Lehman Brother’s bankruptcy has heightened counterparty credit risk concerns.
For Barclays Capital, a recent £250 million ($495 million) securitisation of part of UK insurer Aegon Scottish Equitable’s life portfolio proves there’s life left in the life insurance securitisation market.
An expected restructuring of the assets of defunct structured investment vehicle (SIV) Cheyne Finance later this month underlines the harsh reality faced by many investors in the vehicles, who are likely to get little or none of their money back.
JP Morgan has placed $100 million of extreme mortality bonds for reinsurer Munich Re, in the first foray into the mortality bond market for both firms.
Citi, Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan could see writedowns totalling $33.6 billion relating to collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) over the fourth quarter, according to a report by Goldman Sachs on American firms, published on December 26.
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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