With major investment banks testing the waters, Intellectual Property (IP) securitizations have been seeing a lot of activity lately.

"From an IP perspective, it's been the perfect storm in the last 18 to 24 months," said Laura Fazio, managing director and head of media and entertainment at Dresdner Kleinwort's global banking division. "Three factors are converging to create tremendous activity: liquidity in the market driven by the rise of hedge funds, an appetite for nontraditional assets and a willingness to dig into more sophisticated modeling and analysis than credit cards and auto receivables."

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