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Becoming the EU’s leading securitisation centre

Becoming the EU’s leading securitisation centre

Despite Malta introducing a legal framework for securitisation in 2006, the financial crash meant that it was rarely used until around 2012. But there are signs that securitisation is gaining some momentum locally. This is being helped by a dedicated regulated market for wholesale securities, the European Wholesale Securities Market (`EWSM'); a joint venture between the Irish Stock Exchange and Malta Stock Exchange established in 2012 that allows the listing of wholesale-denominated debt securities to trade on an EU-regulated market. 

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Always expect the unexpected

Always expect the unexpected

Just when it felt like markets were settling down a bit after another volatile summer, things changed again early last week, says Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen (pictured), Head of Multi-Asset at NN Investment Partners…