European securitisation up 40%

European securitisation volumes increased by 40% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2006, with mortgage-backed securities making up the largest sector of the market.

According to figures from the European Securitisation Forum, the majority of issuance was in the form of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), which saw volumes of €39.4 billion, up 46.7% from the same period in 2005. RMBS also represent 59% of total issuance, up from 44% in the fourth quarter of 2005.

The ESF expects

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: