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Structured credit to make a return

Tightening spreads could spell the end of the structured credit standstill and a slow return to business.
The end of the credit crunch is nigh. Spreads on corporate credit default swaps have halved during the past couple of months and structured credit bankers in Asia say that clients are once again asking them about putting on trades, confident that the region's borrowers will survive the US recession unscathed.

It took a bit of time for investors to digest everything that has happened but in the last few weeks we have seen requests from investors coming back into structured credit, says Francois de-Supervielle, head of structured credit at Societe Generale Corporate Investment Banking in Hong Kong. It's still a difficult market right now but it's starting to get better.

De-Supervielle says that investors...
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