Structured Finance Sector Report Card: European ABCP Is Showing Resilience Despite The Downturn Aug 10

  • ID: 2025333
  • August 2010
  • Region: Europe
  • Standard & Poors
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  • Anglesea Funding PLC
  • Arabella Finance Ltd.
  • Chesham Finance Ltd.
  • Ebury Finance Ltd.
  • Halkin Finance PLC
  • Mont Blanc Capital Corp.
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This European ABCP report card covers the various developments in asset-backed commercial paper (ABCP) and a review of the overall conduit trends we have observed since October 2009. That the ABCP market has endured significant difficulties since the economic downturn is a relative understatement. ABCP outstandings are down by up to 70% in some conduits, with much of the pre-crisis structured finance-fuelled growth all but diminished. The level of ABCP outstanding appears to have reached a plateau, with many conduits filling the gap left by structured products with "vanilla" unrated trade receivables. In our view, regulatory uncertainty is also playing a factor in the re-emergence of the sector as many sponsors take a "wait and see" approach to the array...

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- Securitized Instantly Repackaged Perpetuals Ltd.
- Rhein-Main Securitisation Ltd.
- Mont Blanc Capital Corp.
- Thames Asset Global Securitization No 1 Inc.
- Antalis S.A.
- Silver Tower Funding Ltd.
- General Funding Ltd.
- Cantabric Financing PLC
- Viking Asset Securitisation Ltd.
- Arabella Finance Ltd.
- Romulus Funding Corp.
- Cancara Asset Securitisation Ltd.
- Opusalpha Funding Ltd.
- Curzon Funding Ltd.
- Chesham Finance Ltd.
- Matchpoint Finance PLC
- Ebury Finance Ltd.
- Regency Assets Ltd.
- Anglesea Funding PLC
- Halkin Finance PLC
- Fondo de Titulizacion de Activos Santander 2
- Scaldis Capital (Ireland) Ltd.
- Churchill Loan Asset Securitisation Programme, LLC
- Managed and Enhanced Tap (Magenta) Funding SAT

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