Global Securitisation and CDOs

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 21, 2004 - Business & Economics - 688 pages
"This is an essential book for any practitioner, researcher or student of securitisation - concise and accurate coverage of the key aspects of securitisation on all the main and secondary markets of the world."
?Alexander Batchvarov, Managing Director, International Structured Product Strategy, Merrill Lynch, London.

"John Deacon's original book became the leading textbook for those genuinely interested in gaining a profound and detailed understanding of the arcane world of securitisation. The new, updated version confirms John's status as the top writer in this sector. Securitisation has moved on, becoming ever more complex in both its detail and its variety, but John's book never fails to deal with all the intellectual challenges posed, in a clear, logical and comprehensive fashion. A must for all practitioners- ? I thoroughly enjoyed it."
?Robert Palache, Managing Director, Head of European Infrastructure Finance and Corporate Securitisation, Barclays Capi tal

"Deacon?s book is an unparalleled treatise on all aspects of asset securitisation and CDOs and is ideal for use by both experienced market practitioners and by those new to the seemingly ever-expanding world of securitisation. The book comprehensively outlines the various structures encountered, ranging from true sale and future flow financings to synthetics and whole business, addressing not only the framework of the structures but also the regulatory and accounting implications. A must have reference book."
?David Newby, Executive Director, ABN AMRO BANK N.V., Head of UK and Irish Securitisation, Head of European Commercial Real Estate Securitisation

Synthetic credit derivatives technology, CDOs, the covered bond market, the mortgage-backed market and M&A financing have all come together to make securitization the fastest growing and most flexible area of the global credit markets. This authoritative work looks at the recent synthetic structures and credit derivatives used in CDOs and at the new Basel Capital Accord and addresses the framework of these structures as well as the regulatory and accounting implications. You'll find truly global insights, coverage of both the financial and legal aspects of securitization, and a glossary of market and legal terminology.

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1 Introduction
2 Rating and Credit Structure
3 Deal Structure
4 Investor Concerns
5 Asset Classes
6 Opportunities and Challenges
7 Synthetics and Credit Derivatives
8 Whole Business Securitisation
9 The European Union
10 Accounting for Securitisation
11 Capital
12 Global Securitisation Markets
13 Terminology in the Securitisation and Derivatives Markets

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About the author (2004)

JOHN DEACON is Executive Director and Head of Debt Principal Finance at UBS in London where he focuses on asset-backed investment opportunities for the Euro 3 billion Brooklands Synthetic CDO series originated by UBS Principal Finance in London since 2001.
He is also a co-founder of the ThorABS asset-backed securities website (
Prior to joining UBS he was Head of Principal Finance at Greenwich NatWest, where he was responsible for the acquisition and restructuring of performing and non-performing assets for the balance sheet of the bank.
Mr. Deacon has worked as a securitisation, principal finance and derivatives specialist in the European and Asian markets as an investor, issuer, investment banker and lawyer in London, Paris and Hong Kong. He has extensive global securitisation and principal finance experience from transactions in France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Spain, Thailand and the UK and structuring in Germany, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden and the Philippines, for products as diverse as:
  • Principal finance
  • Non-performing loans
  • Whole business
  • Commercial mortgages
  • Synthetics
  • Residential mortgages
  • Credit derivatives
  • Auto leases and hire purchase contracts
  • Structured derivatives
  • Trade receivables
  • Bond repackagings
  • Multi-family residential real estate
  • CDO structures
  • Commercial real estate
  • Commercial paper conduits
  • Nuclear moratorium credits
  • Asset-backed MTN programmes
  • PFI receivables

Mr. Deacon qualified as a lawyer at Clifford Chance. He is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court in England and Wales, a Solicitor of the Supreme Court in Hong Kong and an ACIB and has written articles for the International Securitisation Report and for the International Securitization & Structured Finance Report. He has spoken at seminars and workshops for securitisation and credit derivatives industry professionals organised by Euromoney, AIC Conferences, ICC and Futures & Options World.

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