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Structured and Asset Finance

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Credit and counterparty risk is defined as the current and prospective risk to earnings or capital arising from an obligor’s (typically a client’s or counterparty’s) failure to meet the terms of any obligation to us or otherwise to perform as agreed. Credit and counterparty risk arises when funds are extended, committed, invested, or otherwise exposed through actual or implied contractual agreements, whether reflected on or off balance sheet. Credit and counterparty risk arises primarily from three types of transactions:  Lending transactions, giving rise to a direct exposure. The risk is created that an obligor will be ...
buys the loan (debt) from a bank or directly from a corporation. Bonds are debt instruments sold to investors for organizations such as companies, governments or charities. The investor can then hold the debt and collect the interest or sell the debt on a secondary market . Banks are the main facilitators of funding through the provision of credit , although private equity , mutual funds , hedge funds , and other organizations have become important as they invest in various forms of debt. Financial assets , known as investments, are financially managed with careful attention to financial risk management to control financial risk .
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
the resilience of the co-op business model
Overlooked by the mainstream media and only rarely discussed in the management journals is the resilience of the Co-operative business model.  The reason for this may well be the lack of management scandals, which have plagued the corporate and the nonprofit sectors over the past 20 years. Co-operatives have also maintained a low profile in the current economic meltdown. There are almost 10,000 credit unions in the U.S. with 84 million members and assets in excess of $600 billion.  Not one of these defaulted or went to Washington for TARP money simply because they are close to their communities and know their customers.  Credit ... market research, surveys and trends
microfinance faces meltdown: co-operative news
Laily Begum has become famous in Bangladesh. She is the public face of those who borrowed from Grameen Bank, the microfinance institution that creates opportunities for Bangladesh’s rural poor. Begum’s face has been on thousands of posters and leaflets, promoting the benefits of microcredit.   Begum’s loan from Grameen was for a mere 500 taka (about £4 at today’s exchange rate), which at the time, 11 years ago, was enough to obtain a mobile phone. With this, Begum became possibly the first ‘village phone lady’ in Bangladesh, establishing a profitable business in letting fellow villagers make ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
STRUCTURED AND ASSET FINANCE

Asset-Backed Securities, by Phillip L. Zweig: The Concise ...
f the array of creative financing techniques that came of age in the eighties, one that emerged from that tumultuous decade with its reputation intact is asset securitization. Asset-backed securities enable depository institutions, finance companies, and other corporations to "liquefy" their balance sheets (i.e., raise cash by borrowing against assets) and develop new sources of capital. Assets such as credit cards, automobile loans, and home equity loans are packaged as the collateral for intermediate-term (i.e., maturity of one to five years) securities and sold in the public markets or as private placements. Other ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The Economics of Structured Finance Working Paper
structured finance products, surpassing the 32 percent of revenues from ... asset-backed collateralized debt obligations it had rated and 14 percent of those ..... three quarters of 2005, $25-$40 billion of structured finance products ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
CVB Financial Corp. Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings for 2010
and its subsidiary, Citizens Business Bank ("the Company"), announced record earnings for the second quarter of 2010. CVB Financial Corp. reported net income of $19.0 million for the second quarter of 2010. This is the highest second quarter earnings in the history of the Company. This represents an increase of $3.1 million, or 19.88%, when compared with net income of $15.9 million for the second quarter of 2009. Diluted earnings per share were $0.18 for the second quarter of 2010. This was up $0.01, or 7.38%, from diluted earnings per share of $0.17 for ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Credit-Rating Rules Unlikely to 'Freeze' Securitization Markets
July 21 (Bloomberg) -- Credit raters’ reactions to the U.S. financial-regulation law that boosts their legal risks are unlikely to “freeze” the securitization market even while forcing changes in practices and potentially slowing sales, RBS Securities Inc. and Bank of America Corp. analysts said. Issuers will probably do more so-called private placement or 144a transactions, which can be bought only by large, sophisticated buyers and aren’t affected by the regulatory changes, Paul Jablansky, a senior debt strategist at Stamford, Connecticut-based RBS Securities, said in a telephone interview. If they do, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Allen & Overy in Australia
Structured and Asset Finance. - Syndicated and Bilateral Lending. - Project and Infrastructure Finance. - Leveraged and Acquisition Finance ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Moody's Revisits its Assumptions Regarding Structured Finance ...
Jun 2, 2010 ... Estimated Asset Correlations for Major structured finance Sectors ..... ity of structured finance asset classes relative to corporates. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Structured Finance
structured finance asset classes for which the migration experience has been demonstrably .... Structured Finance Assets: For structured finance, ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
How do CDOs of ABS (structured finance CDOs) differ from CDOs? Are ...
CDO (Collateralized debt obligations) are essentially a generic term for a structure whereby different traunches of fixed assets are collectively held with the aim of mitigating risk (particualrly at the lower tranuches). CDO's can be backed by a number of underlying assets. In the case of struct. fin. CDO's, these are typically backed by either Asset Backed Securities (ie. ABS) or mortgage backed securities. Thus, this structured product is just one type of instrument that is classifed as a CDO... posted May 13, 2008 Senior Banking and Finance Lawyer at Leaseplan Corporation N.V. see all my answers Best Answers in: ...
Do you think Structured Finance is dead? | LinkedIn Answers | LinkedIn
I do not think that Structrued finance is dead. I think that instituional investors will be more willing to invest in well developed structred finance products that match their risk profiles and investment strategies. Daniel, you are welcome to join the Insitutional Financial Trading Netwrok to share you thoughts with the rest of the group members. thanks.. M. Elmasri posted January 13, 2009 Tax Manager at O-I see all my answers Yes. If by “structured finance” you are referring to credit derivatives, I believe issuances will resume once the debt markets return to normal. This may not occur for at least a year as we ...