A broad introduction to structured finance Structured finance involves the creation of tailor-made securities that go beyond garden-variety of financial instruments such as loans, debt, or equity. With this book, the trusted author team of Frank Fabozzi, Henry Davis, and Moorad Choudhry offers readers information on a wide array of structured finance techniquesall in one comprehensive and up-to-date volume. Introduction to Structured Finance contains a broad view of structured finance that includes securitization, structured credit portfolios, structured notes, synthetic funding structures, project financing, and complex leasing transactions. The fundamentals of interest rate derivatives and credit derivatives are explained so that the reader can appreciate how and why they are used in structured finance. Frank J. Fabozzi, PhD, CFA, CFP (New Hope, PA) is an adjunct professor of finance at Yale Universitys School of Management, the Editor of the Journal of Portfolio Management and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Structured Finance. Henry A. Davis, MBA (Washington, DC) is an editor, writer, and consultant working in the fields of banking and corporate finance. Moorad Choudhry (London, UK) is Head of Treasury at KBC Financial Products in London.