Esoteric ABS: Spreads Suggest Opportunity but Manager Experience, Focus May be Valuable

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Paul Norris, Head of Structured Products, explains the current market dynamics behind the wider spreads in esoteric ABS and why manager experience in both the collateral and ABS structures can be valuable to take advantage of potential opportunities.


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