The following is a collection of contributed editorial features by Principia to major trade publications which can be linked to below:
|Sep-13||Model integration issues persist
Article covering the results from the Principia Cashflow and Waterfall Model Survey, highlighting the model integration issues faced by investors.
|Jan-13||Trends in the use of loan level and collateral performance data
Principia's study on the use of ABS, MBS and CDO loan level and collateral performance data covered by Securitization Intelligence at ASF 2013.
|Jun-12||More than just the Data
Full results and analysis of Principia's ABS Pricing Survey covered in the Global ABS daily magazine.
|May-12||Dealing with Data
Prytania Investment Advisors and Principia provide a detailed analysis of the systems considerations for ABS, MBS and structured credit investors.
|Feb-12||The ASF and the Future of RMBS
Euroweek covered some of the main points from the EBA announcement of clarifications surrounding the implementation of the EU CRD article 122a. Principia was invited to comment.
|Jun-11||Article 122a Implementation: Due Diligence DIY
This article examines the practicalities of performing one's own assessments across the structured finance business to address Article 122a investor due diligence and reporting requirements.
|Jun-11||Article 122a Implementation: Seeing the Wood and the Trees
Douglas Long, evp business strategy, discusses how addressing today's investor due diligence requirements demands operational control to perform the necessary work across the credit investment business.
|Mar-11||Structured Finance Perspectives: Due Diligence and Investor Best Practices
Read the full results of Principia's new 2011 Survey from the ASF conference, as covered in HousingWire, Total Securitization, Structured Credit Investor and a number of other trade publications.
|Jan-11||American Securitization Journal: Buyside Wakes Up
Investor interest in ABS is back, according to a
|Jan-11||Reducing Reliance on Credit Ratings
This contribution to HousingWire explores the US approach to reducing investor's reliance on credit ratings in the due diligence process and considerations for alternatives to credit ratings being considered.
|Jan-11||The Future of Structured Finance Regulation
As part of the ECB’s newly tightened eligibility criteria for repo’ed securitisations, issuers
|Nov-10||Principia Wins Technology Innovation Award for Third Year
Principia receives Credit magazine's Technology Innovation Award for the third consecutive year.
|Jun-10||No one Said Re-Creating Standards Would be Easy
The industry is connecting some of the dots between what has been done already and what still needs to be done for a sustainable investor base to return in earnest.
|Mar-10||Measuring the Impact of Regulation
Housing Wire covers an opinion piece by Douglas Long examining the need for a coordinated regulatory response to restabilize securitization.
Structured Credit Investor profiles Principia in this in depth interview covering the operational challenges facing investors today.
|Nov-09||Principia Wins Technology Innovation Award
Principia receives Credit magazine's Technology Innovation Award for the second year running in recognition of product developments in 2009.
Asset managers with a long-term commitment to structured finance investments are coming under increased pressure to respond to recent regulatory directives relating to infrastructure.
|Apr-09||One View on Transparency
The interpretation of transparency takes on a different meaning depending on your perspective or involvement in the day to day management of structured finance operations.
Too much information, in many different formats, has made it a challenge at the portfolio management level to interpret collateral information from multiple sources in standardized ways.
|Mar-09||ASF 2009 Highlights Challenges for Securitisation Markets
Principia's EVP Sales Mark Kahn gives an exclusive 'man on the ground' account of keynote sessions and developments of the 2009 ASF Conference in Las Vegas.
|Feb-09||Industry Needs To Prepare For Tomorrow
"Governments, policymakers and industry working groups are understandably eager to redesign and reregulate the global financial system.
There is an opportunity to take a proactive lead from recommendations that have already been made and prepare for the market of the future."
|Dec-08||The Big Interview
“The barrier to entry
for people who need to manage these products has changed
across the board. The move to on-balance sheet management
has broadened our market considerably: credit investment
desks within bank treasuries, opportunistic distressed
debt funds and insurance companies with investment portfolios
they need to manage. Before they either relied on internal
development - databases they built themselves - or their
existing treasury systems. The market needs what we've
been providing for years.”
|Nov-08||Preparing to Pounce
Principia is one vendor that has updated its offering in an attempt to address such demands, by introducing Principia SFP V6. The offering is expected to be implemented by a range of organisations - managers within bank treasuries, off-balance sheet operations and investment funds, and especially those that have to quickly adapt themselves to the new environment.
Wins Technology Innovation Award
“Principia’s operational processing platform
is designed for structured finance institutions who are
required to have on-demand sophisticated portfolio management
and portfolio risk reporting for their structured credit
investors will not be given mandates to invest in
this area unless they have the appropriate controls
and sophisticated risk management techniques in place.“
Guide: Credit Derivative Product Companies
“Effective capture and storage of data in
such a way that it can be used to ensure
compliance with trading limits and operational
guidelines is at the heart of a CDPC’s
|May-08||Back to Basics: Asset Portfolio Management
“The only way to manage this change effectively and make the
most out of new opportunities will be to have a strong and flexible
operational infrastructure securely in place. “
Transparent Approach To Structured Finance
“ ... moving the market towards increased risk management and surveillance of structured finance portfolios, whether on or off balance sheet.”
In Sight (pdf)
"... will push more players to make a firmer commitment to improving systems, compliance, standardisation and increasing the level of detail provided to the investor base."