Structured Finance Services

Structured Finance Services

Overview

Acuity Knowledge Partners works with the structured finance desks of investment banks and institutional investors globally, helping them build rigorous and scalable analytical processes to support their key business functions such as asset finance, structuring, portfolio management, research and trading, risk analytics and reporting. Our analysts work as a natural extension of client teams, providing support on critical tasks such as the following:

  • Loan tape cracking

  • Bespoke cash flow/credit modelling

  • Sourcing, organising and mining market data, and tracking custom metrics

  • Sell-side/buy-side research and publication

  • Valuation, stress testing and scenario analysis

  • Custom database/technology solutions

We take pride in our analyst talent pool with their multi-asset-class experience across functions in the securitisation space. Our deep domain understanding and tool-agnostic approach, coupled with in-house custom technology offerings, enable us to provide highly relevant, efficient and scalable solutions that seamlessly integrate with existing client systems and processes.

Automation and workflow management platforms

Aura - Automated Financial Data Extractor

Powerful financial data extraction and standardisation tool backed by strong artificial intelligence (AI)-/machine learning (ML)-based training algorithms.

Aura - Automated Financial Data Extractor

AI-/ML-based training models/algorithms learn the way you append data and updates financial taxonomies automatically at the back end

Best-in-class lookback referencing functionality that empowers auditors

How we are different

One of the biggest structured finance support teams across knowledge service providers

Trusted partners for leading bulge bracket firms across geographies

Experienced in the use of market leading tools through multiple client engagements

Robust in-house training modules for securitized products

What we have done

Support for Consulting and Corporate Firms
Preissuance deal support for an institutional investment bank
What we are proud of

20%

More client-facing time for senior bankers

$300k+

Savings through MA Knowledge Service’s support

Support for Consulting and Corporate Firms
Structured Finance research and analytics for a global Investment Bank
What we are proud of

$20 bn+

new issuance structuring support

5,000+

projects handled every year

Our perspective on Structured Finance Services
The Future of Structured Finance: Trends and opportunities in a post-pandemic world Insights
The Future of Structured Finance: Trends and opportunities in a post-pandemic world

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August 19, 2020

COVID19 , crisis , pandemic

Structured finance in an evolving market: The COVID-19 impact on the securitisation industry Insights
Structured finance in an evolving market: The COVID-19 impact on the securitisation industry

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July 10, 2020

COVID19 , crisis , pandemic

Asset-backed Securities – From Traditional to Non-traditional Securitization Blog
Asset-backed Securities – From Traditional to Non-traditional Securitization

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Meet our experts

Murugan Ganesan

Assistant Director, Structured Finance

Murugan has over 12 years of work experience in collateral analysis systems, structuring securitised deals (RMBS, CMBS, ABS, CDO), CMBS underwriting and structured finance research. He supports investment banks, providing solutions for their securitised products divisions. He is a structured finance expert with a demonstrated record of advising clients, including hands-on experience in structured finance analytics tools such as Collateral Analysis System (CAS), Intex Calc, and Moody's Structured Finance Workstation. He holds an MBA and a BE (Mechanical) from Anna University.

Murugan Ganesan
Murugan Ganesan

Assistant Director, Structured Finance

Aditya Arora

Assistant Director, Structured Finance

Aditya has over 9 years of experience in securitisation spreads across modelling, valuation, portfolio management and risk analytics. At Acuity Knowledge Partners, he is responsible for managing and developing our Structured Finance offerings. Aditya started his career as a Fixed Income Analyst and has a proven record of setting up and up-scaling analyst teams, facilitating knowledge transfer from onshore locations and enabling development of tech solutions. He is an alumnus of BlackRock, Deloitte and UBS. He is a CFA Charterholder and also holds a master's degree in Management and a bachelor's degree in Technology from the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management.

Aditya Arora
Aditya Arora

Assistant Director, Structured Finance

Murugan Ganesan
Murugan Ganesan

Assistant Director, Structured Finance

Murugan has over 12 years of work experience in collateral analysis systems, structuring securitised deals (RMBS, CMBS, ABS, CDO), CMBS underwriting and structured finance research. He supports investment banks, providing solutions for their securitised products divisions. He is a structured finance expert with a demonstrated record of advising clients, including hands-on experience in structured finance analytics tools such as Collateral Analysis System (CAS), Intex Calc, and Moody's Structured Finance Workstation. He holds an MBA and a BE (Mechanical) from Anna University.

Aditya Arora
Aditya Arora

Assistant Director, Structured Finance

Aditya has over 9 years of experience in securitisation spreads across modelling, valuation, portfolio management and risk analytics. At Acuity Knowledge Partners, he is responsible for managing and developing our Structured Finance offerings. Aditya started his career as a Fixed Income Analyst and has a proven record of setting up and up-scaling analyst teams, facilitating knowledge transfer from onshore locations and enabling development of tech solutions. He is an alumnus of BlackRock, Deloitte and UBS. He is a CFA Charterholder and also holds a master's degree in Management and a bachelor's degree in Technology from the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management.

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