About Securitization

Learn more about how structured finance contributes to industry, consumers and the economy.

Securitization and the real economy

Securitization provides $13.1 trillion in financing and funded more than 50% of U.S. household debt last year. At the end of the day, through securitization and structured finance, more families, individuals, and businesses have access to essential credit, seamlessly and at a lower price.

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Alternative and emerging asset class spotlight: Aircraft ABS

The coronavirus outbreak has significantly disrupted global travel, and this has had a negative impact on the airline industry. For the time being, aircraft ABS are insulated from this negative credit event. However, a prolonged and widespread slowdown in global air traffic, leading to much higher than expected lessee defaults, would negatively impact aircraft ABS structures.

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SFA publishes Collateralized Loan Obligations white paper

On February 3, we published a white paper titled “Collateralized Loan Obligations: Balancing Crucial Lending with Financial Safety and Soundness,” which, in many ways, embodies the reasons behind why the Structured Finance Association exists.

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