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

What's On

Upcoming courses, seminars and networking opportunities for your professional development

JUN

5

Australian Securitisation Investor Seminar

London

JUN

13

ASF Member Briefing

Sydney

JUN

13

Securitisation Fundamentals

Melbourne

JUN

15/16

Securitisation Professionals

Sydney

JUN

19

Trust Management Master Class

Melbourne

JUN

22

APS 120 Workshop

Sydney

JUN

29

Women in Securitisation Lunch

Brisbane

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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