The 20 Rising Stars in Securitization will introduce a select group of upcoming industry executives whose skills, innovation and intelligence are most likely to impact the ABS, MBS, CMBS and CDO markets in the years ahead. Nominees will be culled from several critical sectors of the industry: dealmakersâ including the men and women behind the dealsâstructurers and traders; legal and accounting execs specializing in innovative structures and developing best practices for meeting regulatory requirements; fund managers and investors in ABS, MBS and CDOs; and analysts, trustees and vendors critical to the success of the deals. Nominees are vetted according to the following criteria: â¢ they are 40 years old or younger; â¢ show a consistent history in the industry; â¢ participate on a broader scale such as speaking at conferences, teaching classes on the subject, holding office within industry trade groups, or working with government or lawmakers impacting the industry; â¢ have been published. 20 Rising Stars in Securitization is the latest in a series of popular supplements from II News profiling talented young professionals from a variety of business lines on Wall Street. Additionally, the 20 Rising Stars in Securitization will be honored along with nominees and winners of Total Securitizationâs 4th Annual U.S. Securitization Awards at the dinner and ceremony on Thursday evening, April 17th, at the Ritz-Carlton Battery Park in New York City. Why not nominate former stars Stanley OÂ´Neal and Charles O. Prince ???