Definition of securitize in English:


Line breaks: se¦curi|tize
Pronunciation: /sɪˈkjʊərɪtʌɪz
, sɪˈkjɔːrɪtʌɪz/
(also securitise)


[with object] (often as adjective securitized)
  • Convert (an asset, especially a loan) into marketable securities, typically for the purpose of raising cash by selling them to other investors: the use of securitized debt as a major source of corporate finance
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    • Additionally, many asset-backed conduits purchase financial assets already securitized by other funding corporations.
    • And much of the debt has been securitized into income shares sold to the public which has no knowledge of what they bought.
    • As more companies securitize their assets, the arguments become even more bitter.



Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  • However, securitization may not get a lender completely off the hook in the eyes of credit analysts.
  • But the cost of securitization is greater than the cost of sourcing funds in the inter-bank and retail deposit markets.
  • And not all microcredit gurus are so sure securitization will take off.

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