Highly commended: Axa IM's Opus CDO I

In the first few weeks of 2006, Axa Investment Managers closed the latest in its line of hybrid cash and synthetic collateralised debt obligation (CDO) structures, Opus CDO I. Like the deal's award-winning predecessors in the investment-grade corporate sphere, Opus is distinctive for its access to collateral, use of derivatives and innovative structural features.

The $670 million Opus deal is backed by a mixture of three-quarters asset-backed securities (ABS), largely US retail mortgage-backed

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