- STATISTICAL RELEASE
Euro area financial vehicle corporation statistics: third quarter of 2023
17 November 2023
This release on financial vehicle corporation statistics is being discontinued. As of 2024, statistics on financial vehicle corporations will be published on a dedicated page on the ECB’s website, which will feature comprehensive charts containing the information previously available in this release.
- In third quarter of 2023 outstanding amount of debt securities issued by euro area FVCs engaged in securitisation decreased to €1,780 billion, from €1,787 billion in previous quarter
- Net redemptions of debt securities by FVCs during third quarter of 2023 amounted to €14 billion
- Euro area FVCs disposed €6 billion of securitised loans in third quarter of 2023, with outstanding amounts totalling €1,320 billion
Debt securities issued by euro area FVCs
The outstanding amount of debt securities issued by euro area FVCs was €1,780 billion at the end of the third quarter of 2023, €7 billion lower than at the end of the previous quarter. Over the same period, transactions amounted to a net redemption of €14 billion (see Chart 1). The annual growth rate of debt securities issued, calculated on the basis of transactions, increased to 5.0% in the third quarter of 2023, from 4.9% in the previous quarter.
Euro area FVCs' holdings of securitised loans – accounting for most of the assets backing the debt securities issued – were €1,320 billion at the end of the third quarter of 2023, unchanged from the previous quarter (see Chart 2). Net disposals were 6 billion during the third quarter of 2023. Net disposals of securitised loans originated by euro area monetary financial institutions (MFIs) amounted to €9 billion.
Loans securitised by FVCs by originator
Turning to the borrowing sector of securitised loans, loans to euro area households amounted to €761 billion at the end of the third quarter of 2023, with a net disposal of €4 billion during the third quarter of 2023, while loans to euro area non-financial corporations amounted to €415 billion, with a net disposal of €6 billion.
Among the other assets of euro area FVCs, deposits and loan claims amounted to €189 billion at the end of the third quarter of 2023, predominantly claims on euro area MFIs (€98 billion). There was also a net acquisition of deposits and loan claims of €6 billion during the quarter. Holdings of debt securities amounted to €506 billion at the end of the third quarter 2023, while net disposals amounted to €1 billion. Other securitised assets held by FVCs – including for example trade, tax and other receivables – amounted to €116 billion, with net acquisitions of €2 billion during the quarter.
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- 17 November 2023