Why securitisation must engage the market

Author: | Published: 20 Jul 2010
Like a medical student trying untested medicines, apparently.

A lack of clarity from regulators is holding securitisation back, as is the need for a new breed of sophisticated and engaged investors. Issuers must be prepared to communicate more with both regulators and investors, providing extra detail that will make them comfortable with approving and entering into deals.

"There needs to be a big increase in the education and sophistication of investors," said one panellist on a session entitled Restoring confidence: the role of securitisation, at June's Global ABS conference in London....