Australian Securitisation Journal


The Australian Securitisation Journal (ASJ) is the official journal of the Australian Securitisation Forum. The ASJ is published by KangaNews on a semi-annual basis.

The focus is on developments and issues pertaining to the Australian securitisation and covered bonds markets.


Issue 12 - June 2017



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Features

  • Demand and diversity characterise the Australian market in 2017
  • NAB hosts key players in the consumer-finance sector
  • The ASF reorganises in response to structured finance’s new landscape
  • Pepper shares insights on UK growth in the post-Brexit environment
  • Resimac shares business perspectives after a major merger
  • Key issuer profiles

Issue 11 - November 2016



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Features

  • An in-depth look at asset quality in the Australian housing market
  • Perpetual insights from a series of interviews with global investors
  • CBA on integration of fintech developments in the securitisation chain
  • Insights into investor thinking and buy-side market engagement from Westpac
  • Emergence of the green securitisation market with NAB
  • ANZ discusses how Australia can develop its nonmortgage ABS market
  • Encouraging developments in Australia’s nonconforming securitisation market with Macquarie Bank
  • Deloitte and PwC insights into agreed-upon procedures 
  • Mayer Brown updates on the progress of local risk-retention rules
  • ASF member and issuer profiles

Issue 10 - June 2016

Features

  • NAB roundtable on the emerging Australian green debt market
  • Liberty Financial talks market opportunities, business diversity and capital strength
  • Resimac surveys the business landscape and sees potential for future growth
  • Market participants review the consequences of the latest draft of Australia’s APS 120 standard
  • Master-trusts: Assessing the latest regulatory outcome
  • Women in Securitisation: Visions, ambitions and motivations
  • About ASF membership: There's never been a better time to join
  • ASF subcommittees: Who's who and what they do

Issue 9 - November 2015

Features

  • Who's who in the Australian structured finance market
  • New demand for more junior tranches of prime RMBS
  • Macquarie Bank discusses heightened standards and emergence of disruptors
  • Perspectives on increased issuance outside the prime-RMBS sector
  • Pepper Group shares it's long-term strategy
  • New tech: TXS brings new software solution to the Australian market
  • US update: Mayer Brown discusses local impacts of US regulatory developments

Issue 8 - June 2015

Features

  • Renewed focus on mortgage-lending standards and the underlying resilience of RMBS product
  • Trend for acquisition of loan portfolios by Australian securitisers
  • Emergence of nonbank lenders in the near-prime market
  • Macroprudential tools in global jurisdictions from an Australian perspective
  • Likely consequences of the AOFM RMBS sell-down
  • Perspectives on business development as Resimac celebrates its 30th anniversary

Issue 7 - November 2014

Features

  • ASF perspective with COO, Alex Sell
  • Q&A with Jacqueline Fox from NAB
  • Global perspective: insights into three major global investors
  • Q&A with Macquarie Bank
  • Emerging developments on transparency

Issue 6 - June 2014

Features

  • ASF news
  • APRA update on its latest consultation paper
  • FSI response from the industry
  • CPT covereds: roundtable discussion hosted by NAB
  • Constructing bullet structures with Standard & Poor's
  • RBA discusses the new standards for transaction-level data requirements

Issue 5 - November 2013

Features

  • ASF news
  • RMBS reporting with the RBA
  • New opportunities for the Australian structured finance market
  • US risk retention: Mayer Brown sums up the key developments
  • Q&A with NAB's securitisation team
  • Widening the investor base across Asia Pacific
  • Investor Q&A: insights into the domestic market

Issue 4 - June 2013

Features

  • ASF news
  • RMBS update from Standard & Poor's
  • High standards: New information requirements from Chris Aylmer at RBA
  • New complexion of the Australian RMBS market
  • Deloitte Australia examines the new AASB 10
  • Closing credits: Michael Bath at the AOFM reviews the RMBS investment programme
  • Offshore view: a roundtable discussion with NAB
  • Exclusive data from KangaNews on Australian issuer securitisation deals

Issue 3 - November 2012

Features

  • ASF news
  • Far horizons: cultivating international investors
  • Master trusts
  • Delinquencies with Moody’s Investors Service
  • International investors share their offshore view
  • Market outlook from NAB executives
  • Reporting: standardised templates for covered bonds
  • Exclusive data from KangaNews on Australian issuer securitisation transactions

Issue 2 - June 2012

Features

  • ASF insights
  • Q&A with Tim Hughes, Chairman ASF
  • Covered bonds: Standard & Poor's explains its rating rationale
  • RBA looks at the housing market
  • Roundtable on international RMBS demand by NAB
  • Legal eye with Sidley Austin partners
  • Q&A with Greg Tanzer, Commissioner, ASIC
  • Q&A with Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor, financial markets, RBA
  • Roundtable on RMBS in the Australian domestic market by CBA
  • Australian structured finance after the arrival of covered bonds

Issue 1 - November 2011

Features

  • Reform review with Clayton Utz and Westpac Institutional Bank
  • Market update
  • Q&A with AOFM's director, financial risk, Michael Bath
  • Covered bonds: insights from Natixis
  • Market outlook with NAB
  • ASF insights
  • Delinquencies
  • Asset quality with Laminar Advisory

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Upcoming courses, seminars and networking opportunities for your professional development

JUL

26

ASF Member Briefing

Melbourne

AUG

9

Women in Securitisation Resilience Program

Sydney

AUG

28

ASF Member Briefing

Melbourne

SEP

6

APS 120 Workshop

Sydney

SEP

7

ASIFMA Structured Finance Conference

Hong Kong

SEP

13/14

Securitisation Professionals

Sydney

OCT

12

Securitisation Fundamentals

Sydney

NOV

20/21

Australian Securitisation Conference

Hilton, Sydney

Australian Securitisation Journal

The Australian Securitisation Journal (ASJ) is the official journal of the Australian Securitisation Forum. The ASJ is published by KangaNews on a semi-annual basis.

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