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Securitisation: Levelling the playing field?

by Malavika Santhebennur8 minute read
Securitisation: Levelling the playing field?

The securitisation market has been growing in Australia since the 1980s, with residential mortgage-backed securities a major contributor to this growth. This feature looks at what has driven this growth, why it is vital for competition and choice in the lending market, and how government funding has kept this competition alive through the COVID-19 crisis.

The coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on nearly all areas of the global economy in 2020 as unprecedented restrictions and initiatives caused many to go into hibernation mode. From individual borrowers to small businesses right through to multinational conglomerates, all areas of the market were impacted.

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Malavika Santhebennur


Malavika Santhebennur is a content specialist at Momentum Media, focusing on mortgages and finance writing.

Before joining Momentum Media in 2019, Malavika held roles with Money Management and Benchmark Media, where she was writing about financial services.


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