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Introduction of structured notes proves popular
  • Brazil
  • 11 February 2014

Structured notes were first regulated by the Brazilian authorities in late 2013 and began to circulate in the market in January 2014. In the first month of their formal existence, the total amount raised by local banks through Brazilian structured notes has proved significant, demonstrating that the creation and regulation of the product anticipated and met relevant market demand.

The burgeoning securitisation market
  • Brazil
  • 17 May 2011

A strong demand for residential, commercial and industrial real estate ventures has led the civil construction sector to seek alternative funding options outside of the banking system. In turn, this has led to the securitisation of assets or mortgage-backed securities - a national innovation in the financial market created by economic agents to finance the real estate market without bank intermediation or limits.

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