CDOs set to take off

CDOs have been one of the hottest products of 2003. Here we talk to Richard Gugliada Global Head of CDOs and Diane Lam, Director of Structured Finance at Standard and Poor''s about this burgeoning market.

How has the CDO market been developing in recent years

Gugliada Globally the market has taken off at an exponential pace. There were 320 transactions in 2002 and this year has taken off as well. The majority of the recent growth has come out of the Europe. But this year, Asia for the first time, is starting to pick up very nicely. Last year there were nine deals up until September. This year there have been 35 deals so far.

What types of CDOs have been coming out of Asia

Gugliada It's been a mixed bag. The majority of the transactions have been synthetics and of this type,...

FinanceAsia has updated its subscription model.

Registered readers now have the opportunity to read 5 articles from our award-winning website for free.

To obtain unlimited access to our award-winning exclusive news and analysis, we offer subscription packages, including single user, team (2-10 users), or office-wide licences.

To help you and your colleagues access our proprietary content, please contact us at subscriptions@financeasia.com, or +(852) 2122 5222

Article limit is reached.

Hello! You have used up all of your free articles on FinanceAsia.

To obtain unlimited access to our award-winning exclusive news and analysis, we offer subscription packages, including single user, team (2-10 users), or office-wide licences. To help you and your colleagues access our proprietary content, please contact us at subscriptions@financeasia.com, or +(852) 2122 5222