U.S. Structured Credit Roundtable: Nontraditional Asset Investors Expect Positive Issuance Trends In The Future Jan 12
- ID: 2040048
- January 2012
- Region: United States
- Standard & Poors
The fact that the nontraditional asset sector of the securitization market--securitizing everything from railcar and container leases, tobacco settlements, and timeshare loans--continues to issue those types of securities amid broader uncertainty in securitization is a testament to investors' enduring interest in the asset class, according to panelists at a recent roundtable hosted by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services. That's not to say there isn't uncertainty in the sector--there is, particularly over new and proposed regulations governing disclosure, which could ultimately discourage some investors and temper future growth. For now, progress continues with primary issuance volume. One panelist said the market needs to build on this momentum by comforting investors with healthy levels of credit protection in the transactions, which should...
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