Structured Settlement Securitization: A Growing Opportunity

October 28, 2009
The downturn in the securitization industry has coincided with an increasing acceptance of structured settlement payments as an asset class for securitization. Since 1998, aggregate term issuance of structured settlement securitizations has surpassed $2.4 billion, and the sector continues to grow as more market players take greater notice of off-the-run assets. This update will explain the basics of a structured settlement securitization and discuss recent developments that are having a broad impact on this market.