Although the securitization market is still struggling to regain its post-crisis footing, there are glimpses of hope. In this month's cover story, for instance, Nora Colomer explores a potential source of new deal flow.
Securitization might play a role in the greening of utilities. Nora looks at how complying with new regulations will cost the coal-fueled power plant industry more than $20 billion annually, a price tag that might be financed via ABS. In addition, securitization could be tapped for building energy efficient buildings and public works, among other projects.