Corporates: Corporate profile
The US equity options markets soared to 2.8 billion contracts in 2007, a 41% increase from 2006, says the Tabb Group in its Equity Options Trading 2008 report.
Intellectual property securitisation, where the intrinsic value of a brand or copyright is released via the issuance of debt, can be costly but the interest savings over the life of the deal are attractive, explains the global co-head of securitisation...
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The managing director of trading technology provider Quod Financial talks about multi-asset trading and how this technique can benefit both buy and sell sides
Investors are watching eagerly as banks unveil plans to restructure their ailing SIVs. Hardeep Dhillon looks at the various schemes and how they affect the proposed M-LEC 'super-SIV'
Deutsche Bank has launched a fund-linked note designed to offer institutional investors stability with added alpha returns. The Globe note aims to outperform Libor or Euribor rates by 3% while simultaneously offering capital protection.
Merrill Lynch has launched a five-year certificate linked to companies with reduced carbon footprints set to benefit from the push for cleaner energy. The 100% capital protected certificate offers 100% participation and will track the bank’s proprietary...
From widespread house price falls and increases in foreclosures, to funding innovations and alterations in regulation, 2008 will be a year of unprecedented change and adjustment for mortgage banks. Mortgage Risk, together with a select panel of leading...