Read the latest articles and press releases about securitization and structured finance.


SFA CEO to Speak at IMN’s China Securitization Conference

SFA CEO Michael Bright will speak at the Information Management Network’s (IMN) Global Investors’ Conference on Securitization in China, taking place from March 27th through March 28th in Beijing.

Trade Deal Between the U.S. and China Does Little for Homebuilders

On Wednesday, January 15, President Trump signed a “Phase One” trade deal with China that will reduce some tariffs, but, ultimately, do little for America’s homebuilders according to the National Association of Realtors.

China’s Securitization Industry Looks to Collaborate with SFA

A recent Asset-Backed Alert (ABA) from highlighted that China’s Securitization Market has enlisted SFA’s help in modernizing the market and increasing interest from foreign investors.

China Helps Lead Way for Libor Successor

The Bank of China, one of China’s biggest lenders, is marketing a new dollar note linked to the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR), one of the planned Libor replacements.

U.S. – China Trade War May Have Housing Market Implications

China is the largest foreign owner of U.S. debt and biggest foreign buyer of U.S. mortgage bonds. Given this, they are in a unique position to affect the U.S. economy.

China’s Economic Slowdown Predates the Trade War

Since posting record numbers in 2007, GDP growth has steadily declined with burgeoning debt and waning consumer confidence.

Chinese Economy Falters as Beijing Struggles to Spur Investment

Amidst ongoing trade tensions and investor skepticism, China’s economy grew at its slowest rate in decades.

Chinese Developers Turn to Securitization for Alternative Financing

As regulators restrict popular financing channels, developers tap commercial property securities and private equity funds.

Moody’s Report: Securitization Continues to Grow as a Funding Source for the Economy, with RMBS Leading the Way

Increased secondary market liquidity and a diversified investor base promise future growth for the Chinese securitization market.

S&P Report: An Overview of China’s Auto Finance Market and Auto Loan Securitization

Auto loan securitization issuance grows rapidly in China after 2009's slow start.