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  • Banking and Financial Markets, Bonds & Fixed Income Markets, Corporate Finance, Corporate Treasury, Derivatives, Financial Modelling, Risk and Credit
  • Duration: Two days
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    A two day highly participative programme on the products, techniques, practices and application of structured finance.

    The course will include discussion on the causes and consequences of recent upheavals in credit markets.


    Session 1:

    Bond and money market fundamentals

    • Instrument types, characteristics and uses

    • Market participants and processes

    • Fixed and floating rate pricing mechanics

    • Credit rating

    Session 2:

    Introduction to swaps and credit derivatives used in ABS/CDO

    • Interest rate swaps

    • Currency swaps

    • Credit default swaps

    Session 3:

    Introduction to securitisation

    • Major originators and types of asset securitised

    • Basic principles; bankruptcy remoteness, true sale, SPVs

    • Credit enhancement methods

    • Waterfall mechanics, principal amortization

    • ABS and CDOs compared

    Session 4:

    MBS structuring and management

    • Overview of mortgage market and mechanics

    • Management and reporting

    Session 5:

    Collateralised Loan Obligations

    • LBO and leveraged loan market

    • Common structures, deal and instrument types

    Session 6:

    Collateralised Debt Obligations

    • Types of CDO structure and collateral

    • Cash and synthetic examples

    • Fully funded versus hybrid form

    • Senior super swaps

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