Launches & Closures

Christofferson Robb rolls out new bank risk transfer vehicles


New York and London-based global structured credit specialist Christofferson Robb & Co (CRC) has launched two new vehicles that will give it further capacity as it continues with its successful bank capital release strategy.

Launched in 2002, the firm invests in transactions that transfer the credit risk of banks’ clients to its own funds. It currently runs around $1.5 billion, with around 85% of this in Europe and 15% in emerging markets. Investments are tied to small and medium-sized enterprise loans, prime residential mortgages, counterparty risk and equipment leases.

The first fund will continue to invest in the