Asset Securitisation as a Risk Management and Funding Tool: What Does it Hold in Store for SMES?
Andreas (Andy) Jobst
World Bank Group
February 14, 2005
The following chapter critically surveys the attendant benefits and drawbacks of asset securitisation on both financial institutions and firms. It also elicits salient lessons to be learned about the securitisation of SME-related obligations from a cursory review of SME securitisation in Germany as a foray of asset securitisation in a bank-centred financial system paired with a strong presence of SMEs in industrial production.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 32
Keywords: securitisation, ABS, structured finance, SME
JEL Classification: D81, G15, M20
Date posted: April 11, 2005