securitize

verb se·cu·ri·tize \ si-ˈkyu̇r-ə-ˌtīz , -'kyər- \

Definition of securitize

securitized; securitizing
transitive verb
: to consolidate (something, such as mortgage loans) and sell to other investors for resale to the public in the form of securities

securitization

play \si-ˌkyu̇r-ə-tə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌkyər-\ noun

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First Known Use of securitize

1981


Law Dictionary

securitize

transitive verb se·cur·i·tize \ si-ˈkyu̇r-ə-ˌtīz \

legal Definition of securitize

securitized; securitizing
: to convert (assets) into securities typically by transferring them (as by sale) to a special trust, partnership, or corporation that issues them as securities with a resulting reallocation or reduction of risk and increase in liquidity for the company (as a bank) acting as the sponsor of the transaction — see also asset-backed security at security

securitization

play \si-ˌkyu̇r-ə-tə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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