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CDO Technology Overview

- C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR - CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides - 30/03/2007 17:07:02

CDOs

Concept is derived from securitisation Pool, tranches Pool with a very minimum of 10 to 20 assets Below 10 / 20 assets => Exotic Credit Derivatives area Usually the minimum is 50 (optimal number = 100 to 120 assets) Tranches = debt securities format Senior (super-senior = AAA tranche) Mezzanine (upper, lower) Equity (most junior debt) Also called « first loss » tranche

Less risk SENIOR MEZZ. EQTY.

More risk

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CDOs (cont’d)

Senior: 80 Mezz : 15 Eqty : 5

Mecanism Let’s assume the following tranching…

Pool 100

**… and 3 different senarios: If over the CDO life, the cumulative losses of the pool = 3
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Senior tranche is not hit Mezz tranche is not hit

Increasing number of defaults

Equity tranche is hit by 3

Eqty tranche investors partially lose their investment

**If over the CDO life, the cumulative losses of the pool = 10
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Senior tranche is not hit Mezz tranche is hit by 5 Mezz tranche investors partially lose their investment EQTY tranche investors lose all their investment

Equity tranche is totally hit (by 5)

**If over the CDO life, the cumulative losses of the pool = 25
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Senior tranche is hit by 5 Senior tranche investors partially lose their investment Mezz tranche investors lose all their investment EQTY tranche investors lose all their investment

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Mezz tranche is totally hit (by 15) Equity tranche is totally hit (by 5)

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Different Asset Classes

.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Different Asset Classes Corporate risks High Grade High Yield Mix of both Asset Backed Securities (‘ABS’) 2 main caracteristics: Default rate < to those of corporate assets class Relatively higher stability of ratings (more resilient to economic downturns) SME Loans (small & medium companies) CDO tranches ( CDO-squared) CDO training program 6 .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .

30/03/2007 17:07:02 Different Structures ..CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .

… Arbitrage = taking advantage of the difference between the average return on the reference portfolio and the payments made to the tranches investors (= excess spread) Transfer mode Cash vs Synthetic Cash = True sale of the underlying credit assets portfolio Synthetic = risk transfert via CDS Cash Flow CDO vs Market value CDO Cash flow = CDO revenues driven by those of the underlying credit assets portfolio + revenues allocation to investors according to note seniority (= cash flow waterfall) Market value (CDS based technology) = CDO performance linked to the variation of the underlying credit assets market value Static vs Managed CDO Static = Credit assets reference pool is defined at implementation and remain unchanged during all the life of the transaction Managed = Credit assets reference pool can fluctuate over time according to CDO manager trading decisions CDO training program 8 .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR ..CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides . reglementary issues.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Different types of structures: 4 criteria Objective Balance Sheet vs Arbitrage CDO Balance sheet = credit portfolio management. capital optimization.

CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Flurry of innovations won’t be discussed CDO^2 CPPI (Constant Proportion Portfolio Insurance) CPDO CDO with equity buckets Mix between debt and Eqty in order to enhance the CDO return profile L/S (Long / Short structure) Hedging vs market spreads variations Etc… CDO training program 9 ..

30/03/2007 17:07:02 Let’s focus on 3 cases Funded Loan Securitisation Partially Funded Synthetic CDO Single-tranche synthetic CDO CDO training program 10 .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR ..CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .

30/03/2007 17:07:02 Cash CDO / Funded Loan Securitisation Bank = Transaction Sponsor / Manager Borrower 1 Borrower 2 Borrower 3 Loan agreement Loan agreement Loan agreement Management Agreement SPV Assets Liabilities Senior Debt AAA Face value = 66.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .5% EURIBOR + 45bp Notes Investors = protection providers Senior exposure Reference pool Assets face value = 100% True sale Pool of credit assets Assets face value = 100% Mezzanine BB Face value = 20% EURIBOR + 90bp Notes Intermediary exposure Cash Borrower 4 Loan agreement (=Notes proceeds) Equity Face value = 13..C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .5% Notes First loss exposure The bank selects a pool of loans to be securitized Notes proceeds CDO training program 11 .

CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides . Fitch. it is created for the sole purpose of the CDO SPV issues rated securities (with various tranches from AAA/Aaa to BB/Ba3 in general) that are all placed to Investors Securities rated by rating agencies (S&P.. but in most cases.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR . Moody’s.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Funded Loan Securitisation (cont’d) Named Cash CLO (Collateralised Loan Obligation) True sale to an SPV for the full amount of the CLO The SPV can already exist. …) Rating based on Default statistics (historical data) Sponsor’s commitment = Equity retention Bank commits itself to keep the first losses unhedged in order to prove its good faith to investors vs any arbitrage temptation Many drawbacks (= heavy structure) but some advantages in terms of funding stability (vs synthetic CDO that are non-funded structures) Good for banks with weakening rating interest level (swap rate + spread) defined the day the structure is implemented and remains unchanged through the life of the deal (=usually 5 years) In terms of rating CDO training program 12 .

Pledge collateral to Bank A: Neutralizes bank A exposure towards SPV Enables bank A to benefit from a 0% BIS weighted treatment 2.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Partially Funded Synthetic CDO Bank A AAA: 90% Reference potfolio of credit assets Super senior CDS Premium (20bppa) Bank B (20% BIS weighted) Non funded part 2. Pledge collateral to investors: Neutralizes investors exposure towards Bank A credit risk Enables Bank A to issue AAA rated notes though itself rated AA (or below) CDO training program 13 .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR . Pledge Collateral Portfolio tranching AAA: 3% A: 3% BBB: 3% EQTY : 1% SPV Subordinated CDS Premium Treasuries (0% BIS weighted) CLN : 9% EQTY: 1% Cash Intermediary exposure Funded part First loss exposure 1.. Pledge Collateral Collateral (Treasuries) Notes proceeds Cash Market Eqty tranche can be kept by the bank in order to enhance the risk profile of the structure 1.

44MEUR Mezz tranche RWA = 9MEUR * 0% = 0MEUR Reg Cap = 0MEUR * 8% = 0MEUR Eqty tranche Reg Cap = 1MEUR (1:1 ratio) New total RWA = 18MEUR Such synthetic CDO deal : Enables the bank to reduce its RWA from 100MEUR to 18MEUR Leaves Tier 1 component of Reg cap unchanged (pre and post securitization) Enables a huge benefit on the [Core Reg Cap / RWA] ratio that is dramatically increased Eqty tranche nominal deducted from Tier3 component on a 1:1 basis CDO training program 14 ..30/03/2007 17:07:02 Partially Funded Synthetic CDO (cont’d) Focus on reg. Cap.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides . credit assets for a total amount of 100MEUR RWA = 100MEUR Reg cap ≥ RWA * 8% = 8MEUR RWA & Capital after securitization of the pool Super senior tranche RWA = 90MEUR * 20% = 18MEUR Reg Cap = 18MEUR * 8% = 1. Optimization (Basle I) RWA & Capital before securitization of the pool (H): Pool = fully drawn corp.

C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR ..CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Single tranche Synthetic CDO Bank A AAA: 90% Reference potfolio of credit assets Portfolio tranching AAA: 3% A: 3% A: 3% BBB: 3% EQTY : 1% Subordinated CDS Premium (45bppa) Protection provider Correlation desk Delta hedging Position dynamically managed vs « long & hold » strategy type CDS Market CDO training program 15 .

C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR . subordination.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Single-tranche Synthetic CDO (cont’d) Only one tranche is created and sold to an investor.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .tranche size. The capital structure is not entirely distributed Single-tranche synthetic CDOs are also called « Bespoke tranches » Indeed. rating. …) Structure that can be self managed or externally managed Bilateral instrument (= no distribution) Non publicly rated structure Correlation desks are the natural counterparties Correlation desk traders Delta-hedge their position in the CDS markets Tranche underlying names need to be liquid Pricing & rating of single tranches will now be examined in part 2 CDO training program 16 .. term. the investor can customize various caracteristics (= portfolio composition.

CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Base Case Loss distribution characteristics ..

71%.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR . 0.000M CDO training program 18 .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Base Case – CDORom use Let our base case be an homogeneous portfolio with 200 names with a nominal of 100M each Equally weighted.5% each With the same 3-year bullet tenor for all the names With the same 1..PD for all names (typically they are all Baa3) With the same 30% recovery rate for all names The key parameter discussed is correlation In our base case.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides . we assume a level of correlation at 10% Correlation is supposed to be the same across the portfolio Pool total nominal = 20.

0% 19.0% 28.5% 12.5% 30.00% 2.5% 24.0% Probabilities CDO training program 19 .0% 7.00% 6.00% 8.5% 21.0% 37.Portfolio Loss distribution graph Loss Distribution 20.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .00% 14.0% 22.0% 4.5% 3.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Base Case .0% 34.00% % of portfolio loss 12.5% 15.5% 9.00% 0.00% 4.0% 25.5% 36.5% 6.0% 10.5% 39.00% 0.5% 33.00% 10.0% 1.0% 16..00% 16.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .00% 18.5% 27.0% 13.0% 31.5% 18.

12% 1.00% 99.00% 99.01% 99.1% 0.7% 0.01% 99.839991667 0.96% 10.87903 0.11% 1.00% 99.2% 4.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .97% ∑ Prob = 1 CDO training program 20 .81% 8.33% 2.93% 9.86% 8.616134833 0.2% 0.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Base Case – Zoom on [0%-3%] and [8%-11%] tranches [0%-3%] Tranche Loss Rate Probabilities 0.88% 9.5% 0.331104167 0.9% 0.23% 0.10% 0.9% 1.94% 10.00% 99.3% 0.05% 0.77% 8.6% 0.4% 0.0% 0.78% 8.149101167 0.01% 99.5% 1.01% 99.03% 99.96% 10.328024 0.01% 99.3% 0.5% 0.5% 0.00% 99.89% 9.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .07% 2.9% 0.76% 0.329017667 0.94% 10.25% 1.5% 0.10% 2.773310167 0.1% 0.709715833 0.28% 2.95% 10.86% 8.4% 0.64% 3.0% 0.5% 9.93% 10.1% 0.0% 14.3% 0.13% 2.4% 17.02% 99.31% 1.40% 1.95% 10.15% 1.4% 0.09% 2.91% 9.2% 0.00% 99.7% 0.8% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.487974667 0.855773167 0.89% 9.77% 8.489143333 0.6% 0.7128165 0..7% 0.00% 99.97% 11.91% 9.8% 0.00% 99.8% 0.787376333 0.3% 0.93% 9.713940667 0.82% 8.610565333 0.17% 2.23% 1.00% 99.44% 0.840908167 0.01% 99.94% 1.00% 99.837185167 0.91% 9.1% 12.907799833 0.617369167 0.881380667 0.909956167 [8%-11%] Tranche Loss Rate Probabilities Cum Prob 8.6% 2.147986833 0.49% 2.8% 5.325696 0.4% 0.12% 1.00% 99.95% 10.21% 0.00% 99.7% 0.6% 0.8% 0.784625667 0.880650667 0.00% 99.86% 9.9% 0.00% 99.1% 0.148552667 0.0% 0.9% 2.2% 0.66% 0.96% 10.00% 99.9% 0.96% 10.06% 0.98% 2.0% 0.0% 0.7% 0.1% 0.7% 0.00% 99.00% 99.485512167 0.6% 0.90% 9.84% 8.01% 99.01% 99.786371333 0.01% 99.02% 99.14% 1.6% 0.01% 99.0% 0.04% 0.82% 8.00% 99.22% Cum Prob 0.4% 0.0% 0.16% 2.147581667 0.8% 15.3% 0.614605167 0.

Port.359M / 20.90% 1.00% 781 99.98% 2.359 EL 256 Expected Loss equals 256 million which represents 1.00% 574 95.00% 265 90..CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .28% of the pool nominal (= 256.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR . Cum.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Base Case . Cap.202 99.8% equals 12% of the pool nominal (= 2.00% 1. Prob.000M) Ec Cap = 9 times EL The capital buffer amount is very important CDO training program 21 .El & Ec. which is consistent with a Baa3 pool Ec Cap 99. inferred from Distribution Capital Economique Cum.000M) An 1.29M / 20. Loss 50.28% EL over a 3-year period roughly corresponds to a 42 bppa spread.861 99.

30/03/2007 17:07:02 Main drivers of Cum Loss Distribution ..CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .

Tranche Correlation Neutral Increase Increase CDO training program 23 . the more important the cumulative losses Impact level on the cumloss curve Key 2 factor = Correlation The higher the correlation.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR . the more fat tailed the cumloss distribution Key 3 factor = Tenor The higher the CDO maturity. Tranche Spread Increase Increase Increase on Senior tranche Decrease on Eqty tranche Neutral on Mezz.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Portfolio Loss distribution What are the main drivers of the loss distribution? Key 1 factor = Default rate of each entity The higher the PD rate of the portfolio.. the more important the cumulative losses Other parameters of lesser impact Diversification (# of names) LGD Default Prob Tenor EL Increase Increase Impacts on Cum Loss Distribution Ec Cap Fat Tail Increase Increase Increase Increase Rating Deteriorate Deteriorate Increase on Senior tranche Decrease on Eqty tranche Neutral on Mezz.

CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides ..C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Tenor impact on portfolio loss distribution .

the longer the tranche maturity.359 3. 99.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .035 6000 5000 Million 4000 3000 2000 1000 0 0 5 10 15 Tenor (year) EL EC99.98% 7000 Tenor (in year) 1 3 6 9 x2.762 6. In other words.282 Ec.. the lower its rating CDO training program 25 . Cap. Cap.98 (en MEUR) 991 2.98 The longer the tenor.2 1.2 12 EL (MEUR) 63 256 554 845 x1.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .738 4. the bigger the EL and the Ec.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Tenor impact on EL & Ec Capital Expected Loss & Capital @ 99.

.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .30/03/2007 17:07:02 DP Impact on portfolio loss distribution .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .

1% loss rate curve .5% Portfolio losses in % of pool nominal The higher the DP.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Loss Rate (Default Probability) impact on EL & EC. Cap.1. Probability . In other words. Cap. you have higher probabilities to have big losses with low rated pool. CDO training program 27 ..CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .5% loss Rate curve 1% 1.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR . the bigger the EL and the Ec.

C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR ..CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Correlation impact on portfolio loss distribution .

probability of default (p) each.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR . and K Є [0.n ] BINOMDIST(3. FALSE) And of course.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides . 2 etc is 100% Maximum correlation Bimodal distribution Either no loan default or all the loans of the pool default Probability of each situation 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% 0 8 16 100% Correlation case Full Correl 24 32 40 48 56 64 72 80 88 Number of defaults amongst 100 96 CDO training program 29 .30/03/2007 17:07:02 In theory two correlation extreme cases No correlation No link between the various default Binomial case 25% Probability of each situation 20% 15% Binomial 10% 5% 0% 0 8 16 24 32 40 48 56 64 72 80 88 Number of defaults amongst 100 96 Binomial calculation Sample with (n) elements. Proba of having (k) defaults is P(X=k) = C(n.k) * p^k * (1-p) ^(n-k) With X being the number of defaults. 1..71%. the sum of the probabilities for k= 0. 1. 200.

00% 25.00% 20. the more important the impact of the 100% correlation bimodal distribution ( situations) Greater probability to have no loss at all the curve moves to the left the curve moves to the right Higher probabilities for extreme Greater probability to have all the underlyings defaulting at the same time CDO training program 30 .00% 5.00% Probabilities 30.00% 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Correl = 10% Correl = 20% Correl = 30% The intermediate cases with correl 10% or correl 20% etc are a kind of blend between correl = 0% and correl 100% The higher the correlation.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .30/03/2007 17:07:02 In real life Intermediate cases 40. The higher the correlation.00% 10.00% 15.00% 0.00% 35. the more fat tailed the distribution looks like..

30/03/2007 17:07:02 Correlation @ 10% vs Correlation @ 20% CumProb = 88.19% CumProb = 3.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .8% 3% Same mean 6% Portfolio losses in % of pool nominal The pricing of the tranche is proportional to the sub area Below the curve CDO training program 31 .29% CumProb = 90..05% Probability -10% correlation -20% correlation 2.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .12% CumProb = 1.78% CumProb = 8.59% CumProb = 8.

12% probability that cumulative losses over 3 year will fall in the [6% . there is a 1.100%] interval of pool size For the correlation @20%.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Correlation @ 10% vs Correlation @ 20% (Cont’d) The two distributions have the same mean ( = 2.8%) Correlation impacts the standard deviation of the cumloss distribution Correlation increases the sub area of senior tranches ( Loss distribution attracted to the right) For the correlation @10%.05% probability that cumulative losses over 3 year will fall in the [6% .. there is a 3.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides . the higher the spread Correlation increases Senior tranche price Correlation decreases Eqty tranche price Correlation has a relatively neutral impact on Mezz tranche Note: such statement is no longer true for very high correlation levels (impact of the 100% correlation bimodal distribution) CDO training program 32 .100%] interval of pool size Naturally those expected losses will drive the tranche pricings The larger the area of the tranche below the curve.

C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR ..CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Pricing in theory: only one correlation .

100%] 36.3%] [3% ..31 35.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides . we assume an average CDS spread for the pool @40 bppa of pool nominal For a 10% correlation The [0%-3%] loss tranche having a cumulative probability of 90.4).28 3.6%] [6% .43 0.41 1.78% (see p.100%] 40 Correlation @ 10% Correlation @ 20% x3 40 * Duration concept not taken into account Most sensitive tranche in terms of correlation In the base case.31bppa of pool nominal (= 40bpba * 90.25 Global Pool [0% .78%) CDO training program 34 .32 3. the corresponding tranche pricing is 36.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Conversion of CumLoss into bppa of pool nominal (Approximate calculations*) Mezz Senior Eqty [0% .

31bppa / 3%) Correlation @ 10% Correlation @ 20% Same type of calculations apply to mezzanine and senior tranches Mezzanine 3.42bppa /94%) Key point : pricing of upper tranches are quiete close to 0 bppa CDO training program 35 .33 For 10% correlation.19% * 40 bppa) 109bppa of tranche nominal (=3. the corresponding tranche pricing is 1210 bppa of tranche nominal (= 36.28bppa of pool nominal (= 8.44bppa of tranche nominal (=0.44 1..28bppa /3%) * Duration concept not taken into account Return carried by the Eqty tranche = 12% of the pool nominal Senior tranche 0.100%] 1.177 109 115 0.42bppa of pool nominal (= 1.05% * 40 bppa) 0.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .3%] [3% .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Translation into tranche pricings (Approximate calculations*) Eqty Mezz Senior [0% . equity tranche The [0%-3%] cumloss tranche size being 3% of pool nominal.6%] [6% .210 1.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .

30/03/2007 17:07:02 Pricing in real life: not only one correlation! .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides ..

6 0.22%] 6% 6% 6% 6% 6% 1 610 140 10 0.3%] [3% .6%] [6% .12%] [12% .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .02 Step 2: Correls calculated by the market Market Spread Correl Deducted 1 046 86 33 12 6 20% 6% 30% 40% 50% Pricing not so close to 0 Step 1: Determination of the spread of each tranch of a portfolio using the historical unique correlation @ 6% (used by rating agencies) via the « Normal Copula Model » Step 2: Calculation of correlations using market spread Market spread are not deducted from one level of correlation but various levels of correlation according to tranche attachment and detachment points CDO training program 37 ..CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Compound correlation model limits Theory single correlation model Real life various correlation levels Step 1 : tranche pricing calculated from a unique correl Correl Pricing bppa Tranche [0% .9%] [9% .

and hence higher correlation levels Such a market practice explains the correlation smile (same as for the options markets) The more senior the tranche.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .1 bppa? The law of supply and demand leads to higher market spreads.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Real market pricings are not so close to zero! Determining tranche pricings through a CumLoss approach with a unique correlation figure is indeed possible around the equity zone But when applying the same approach to upper mezz and senior tranches. the higher the level of correlation induced by the market CDO training program 38 .. you find spread levels extremely low (near to zero bp) Whereas the market quotes hardly fall below 1 or more bppa Who would sell protection at 0.

25 + 500 235/275 95/115 50/65 18/26 13.4% 20.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Correlation Smile: Theory vs market prices Though only one correlation figure should prevail for the entire portfolio & tranche pattern… Indeed. only one correlation will apply to the whole portfolio … market quotations cannot be derived from a model with only 1 correlation Correlation varies according to the tranch seniority Market needs to ensure liquidity for upper tranches The smile reflects the fact that market does not believe in a single correlation model Europe [0% .9% Smile de corrélation CDO training program 39 .3% 18.9%] [9% . when a default occurs.6%] [6% .12%] [12% .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .22%] [3% .5/17.100%] Bid/Ask 28.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .8% 30.8% 24.3%] [3% .25/33.5 Mid-market implied correlation 19..9% 7.

3%] + Spread [3% .6%] BaseCorrrel (6%) then calculated f-1(Spread [0% .6%] = Spread [0% . x%] equity tranche on a standardised portfolio Recursive calculation of the base correlation curve [0%-3%] tranche spread known from mkt BaseCorrrel (3%) then calculated f-1(Spread [0% .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .9% tranche spread known from mkt BaseCorrrel (9%) then calculated etc.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Bootstrapping method Base correlation related to x% is the correlation of the [0.6%] tranche spread known from mkt Given that [3% .6%] tranche pricing depends on BaseCorrel (3%) and BaseCorrel (6%).6%]) 6%. Spread [0% . Bootstrapping is a calculation method that derives the BaseCorrel of a senior tranche from a more junior tranche CDO training program 40 .3%]) = compound Correlation [3% ..C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .

C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides ..30/03/2007 17:07:02 Base Correlation curve after bootstrapping calc Skew measures the steepness of the BaseCorrel curve In other words. the skew is the slope of the BaseCorrel curve with a proportionality factor in the definition) A steepening of the skew conveys a spread increase of the upper tranches Smile Effect The skew level is ruled by the law of supply and demand Smile effect CDO training program 41 .

25%] 248bppa [16% ..C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .26%] 211bppa Detachem ent Level Initial Correlation Parallel Shift [16% .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .26%] 231bppa Base Correlation Skew 90% 80% 70% Correlation 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% … whereas skew changes Mezz tranche spread level 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% Detachem ent Level Initial Correlation Skew Mouvement CDO training program 42 .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Mezzanine tranche pricing is sensitive to skew Base Correlation Skew 90% Parallel shift in the correlation Correlation 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% level does not impact Mezz tranche spread level… (H): Portfolio spread = 54bppa [15% .25%] 228bppa [15% .

tranche CDO training program 43 .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Mezzanine tranche pricing is sensitive to skew (Cont’d) Impact of changing correlation @ attachment point All things being equal.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides . the lesser the tranche spread The slope of the base correlation curve increases It’s the slope of the base correlation curve that affects tranche pricing Note: A parallel shift of the base correlation curve only impacts the spread levels of Eqty and Senior tranches Neutral impact on Mezz.. the higher the correlation at attachment point. the higher the correlation at detachment point. the bigger the tranche spread The slope of the base correlation curve decreases Impact of changing correlation @ detachment point All things being equal .

C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR ..30/03/2007 17:07:02 Mark-to-Market .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .

8% Tranche [3% .000 -1.26% CDS Portfolio Amount Number of Names Outstanding Portfolio Notional Portfolio Expected Loss % of Outstanding Portfolio 125 100.000 -1.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Base case Closing Pool @ 25 bppa Tenor 5 year 14 days Correlation_Attach 15% Correlation_Detach 23.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR ..6%] Nominal Tranche 3 billion Nominal pool 100 billion CDO Tranche (Unfunded transaction) Amount Tranche Value Market Spread Bp Value 641.615.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .000.000.225.02% 0.71 CDO Tranche (Unfunded transaction) Amount Tranche Value Market Spread Bp Value -35.87% 3.6%] Nominal Tranche 3 billion Nominal pool 100 billion After 1 year Pool @ 40 bppa Tenor 4 year 14 days Corelation _Attach 12% Correlation_Detach 22% Tranche [3% .83 CDS Portfolio Amount Number of Names Outstanding Portfolio Notional Portfolio Expected Loss % of Outstanding Portfolio 125 100.256 -1.000.17% 0.837.376 CDO training program 45 .720.62% -1.263.56% 4.919 % of Invested Notional -1.753 % of Invested Notional 0.000.

7%. Portfolio spread = 25 bppa ( Tranche spread = 56 bppa ( CDS cost of the whole pool) CDS cost for the tranche) Thus. the higher its relative cost of carry.68bppa This cost related to the global cost of carry of the pool = 1.0.7% of the portfolio in terms of MtM Delta-hedging (by a correlation desk) will thus be done on a nominal of 6.7% * [0.7% of the portfolio global cost of carry Cost of carry of the tranche related to pool nominal = 56 bppa * 3% = 1..CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides . It means that the tranche behaves like 6.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Explanation of MtM in order of magnitude At Closing.7% * 100 billion = 6. and thus the more important its Delta In other words.7 year] * 100 billion Tranche converted into pool Duration Variation in Underlying’s spread Pool nominal MtM (for the investor) = .25%] * [3.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .6. my tranche represents 6.68bppa / 25 bppa = 6.7% It can be noted that the lower the tranche seniority.7 billion MtM (for the investor) = . the delta of the tranche is 6.37 million Calculation looks like the MtM of a Bond CDO training program 46 .40% .

.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Greeks or portfolio sensitivity to risk factor shifts .

.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Greeks or portfolio sensitivity to risk factor shifts Delta .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .

6%] :: 30MEUR [3% 6%] 30MEUR [0% ..1% of the pool nominal CDO training program 49 .7 * 30MEUR = 171MEUR or 17.9%]: 30MEUR [3% -.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Delta: Volumetry Bank A Reference potfolio of credit Assets 1 GEUR Portfolio tranching [9% . the correlation desk must realise its delta hedge on a nominal equal to almost 6 times the tranche notional 5.100%] 910MEUR [6% .7 * tranche notional CDS Market In this example.3%]: 30MEUR Subordinated CDS Premium Protection provider Correlation desk Delta hedging (H): Delta = 5.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .

Delta main features Tranche delta range from 0% to 100% of pool nominal Tranche delta are usually quoted in terms of notional amount needed to hedge the tranche against spread movements of the particular underlyings. Delta = (Tranche spread var.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides ..) * Tranche notional Tranche Delta depends on: Attachment point (= subordination) Tranche thickness Pool spread Time to maturity Default correlation CDO training program 50 .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR . / CDS on the specific underlying spread var.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Delta: generals Tranche Delta is used: By investors (correl desk) to hedge their exposure to movements in the CDS spread of the underlying credits Delta = definition of the CDS underlying nominal that needs to be sold / bought to hedge a short/long synthetic CDO tranche position By CDO sponsors to manage the transactions Delta = indication of the cost of substituting underlying credits.

00% 7.00% [0% .33 23. the higher its delta Tranches that are lower in the capital structure are more risky as there is less protection against default risk CDO training program 51 . spread Delta in % Base Correl @ 26 bppa of pool AP / DP 668.9%] 3% 3% [9% .58% 60.7% / 36..07 51.7% 3.04 30.00% 50.80 15% / 15% 62.3%] 3% [3% -6%] 3% [6% .00% Tranche size Tranche [0% .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .33 6.19% 55.00% 20.12%] Tranche spread with portf.00% 30.8% / 30.00% 10.46 15% / 23.9% 2.00% 0.9% ] [9% . spread @ 25 bppa 648.3%] [3% -6% ] [6% .12% ] Tr anche Delta in % of pool The more junior the tranche.18 Tranche spread with portf.8% 12.28 16.00% Delta 40.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Delta: Tranche attachment point impact 70.54% 17.

8% 8.00% 14.00% 15% / 30.00% 16.98 47.7%] [3% .00% Delta [3% .46 4% 13. the higher delta For a fixed level of subordination (here = 3%). spread Delta in % @ 26 bppa of pool @ 25 bppa size 51.28 55.62 41.8%] [3% .00% Base Correl 12..7% 2.00% 0.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR . a wider tranche is exposed to a larger band of losses.4 6% 15.9% ] Tr anche Delta in % of pool The larger the tranche.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Delta: Tranche detachment impact Tranche [3% .8%] [3% .00% 15% / 26.55% 33.00% 15% / 28.6%] [3% .00% AP / DP 10.7%] [3% .60% 18.00% 15% / 23.6% ] [3% .54% 43. spread with portf.73 5% 15.46 3% 12.92% 38.9%] Tranche spread Tranche spread Tranche with portf.4% 4.8 36.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides . and is therefore more risky Note that the increase in tranche delta flattens out once the limit of possible losses is reached CDO training program 52 .1% 6.

defaults becomes less likely to occur.. the delta of the Eqty tranche converges to 100% of the pool nominal. the delta of the Eqty tranche decreases and the delta of the senior tranche increases CDO training program 53 .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Delta: other factors impacts Pool spread: Tranche deltas are linked to the risk profile of the pool. and the deltas of all other tranches converge to 0% : Default correlation As correlation level increases. the greater the delta of the Eqty tranche the lower the delta of the senior tranche Time to maturity: As the time to maturity tends to 0.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .the risk is shifted to the senior tranche (= higher probability of joint default). The riskier the pool.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .

.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Greeks or portfolio sensitivity to risk factor shifts Time to maturity .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .

00% -0.60% -0.6%] mezzanine tranche Tranche spread decreases)… … up until a certain point of time when MtM increases again until reaching 0 at maturity (« time decay » impact on tranche MtM superior to « spread reduction » impact) CDO training program 55 .02% MtM Point of time Issuance + 1Year + 2Years + 3Years + 4 Years + 5 Years (Residual maturity = 14 days) GCPM MtM in % of tranche nominal -0. let’s simplify the MtM formula by ignoring the Delta impact (negligible since moving into a relatively narrow corridor) MtM (for the investor) = .70% -0.37% -0.20% -0.8%) To explain the curve shape.[Tranche spread variation * Duration * tranche nominal] Tranche less risky As time to maturity decreases.70% -0. the MtM deteriorates (there is less time for defaults to hit the [3% .30% -0.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .6%] tranche We make strong assumptions: Portfolio spread (= 25bppa) remains unchanged all along the life of the CDO Correlation curve remains unchanged (Attachment point = 15% / Detachment point = 23.50% 0 1 2 3 4 5 Source: SG CDO Pricer tool -0.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Variation of MtM with the time to maturity -0..80% All parameters being equal… We look at the [3% .54% Ye ar s 0.40% -0.70% -0.02% -0.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .10% -0.

.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .30/03/2007 17:07:02 Greeks or portfolio sensitivity to risk factor shifts Spread parallel move test .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .

500 4.3%] tranche spread moves from 872 bppa (core) to 1727 bppa [3% .556 3.2/1 is the leverage of that tranche The ratio 6.68 2.CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .71 4.8% for the tranche [3% .58 4.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Spread parallel move test [0%.3%] spread (bppa) [3% .500 2.6%] spread (bppa) All parameters being equal… We look at the [0% .6%] We move the portfolio spread from 25bppa to 50 bppa [0% .3%] Portfolio spread (bppa) 25 50 x2 75 100 125 Portfolio spread (bppa) 25 50 x2 75 100 125 Tranche spread (bppa) 872 1.84 3.500 3.000 3.97 [3% .727 x2 2.18 3.18 2.6%] 4.3 2 Duration (year) 4.179 Tranche spread (bppa) 56 216 x4 436 686 942 Duration (year) 3.000 1..3%] tranche and the [3% .000 2.4/1 is the leverage of that tranche Eqty tranche is the most sensitive to portfolio (and single-name) wide spread moves Note that « tranche spread vs pool spread » curve is sligthly convex Tranche spread (bppa) CDO training program 57 .500 1.4 4.000 500 0 25 45 65 85 105 125 145 Portfolio spread (bppa) [0% .6%] tranche spread moves from 56 bppa (core) to 216 bppa The ratio 34.372 4.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .6%] tranche Maturity = 5 years We make strong assumptions: Correlation curve remains unchanged: 15% /15% for the tranche [0%-3%] and 15% / 23.

CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides ..30/03/2007 17:07:02 Greeks or portfolio sensitivity to risk factor shifts Duration .C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .

5 2 1.97 5 4.8% for the tranche [3% .179 Tranche spread (bppa) 56 216 436 686 942 Duration (year) 3..3 2 Duration (year) 4.68 2.C:\USERS\Stephane DELAINE\STR .5 0 50 100 150 Portfolio spread (bppa) [0% .84 3.5 3 2.556 3.6%] Duration can be defined as a kind of discounted average life time The riskier (= more junior) the tranche The higher the portfolio spread the higher the number of default the smaller the duration the higher the number of default the smaller the duration Note that American priced tranche will always have a smaller duration than European priced tranche CDO training program 59 .CDO CWA & investissement\presenations\post asian seminar slides .4 4.3%] tranche and the [3% .372 4.6%] tranche Maturity = 5 years We make strong assumptions: Correlation curve remains unchanged: 15% /15% for the tranche [0%-3%] and 15% / 23.30/03/2007 17:07:02 Duration [0%.727 2.6%] All parameters being equal… We look at the [0% .18 2.3%] Duration (years) Portfolio spread (bppa) 25 50 75 100 125 Portfolio spread (bppa) 25 50 75 100 125 Tranche spread (bppa) 872 1.6%] Duration [3% .18 3.3%] Duration [3% .58 4.71 4.5 4 3.

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