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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


TALF Negotiations Yield Mixed Outcomes

The Federal Reserve appears open to the idea of expanding its new Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility, but not to the extent that market...

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Nomura Cools on Mortgage Warehousing

Count Nomura among the investment banks that have become wary of mortgage exposures amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Small-Business Loan Bonds in Crosshairs

Small-business lenders are facing a sudden and severe threat to their operations and to the performance of their securitized assets.

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Allstate Cuts Off New Investments in ABS

Allstate Investments has stopped buying asset- and mortgage-backed securities.

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BofA's Silverstein Jumps to New Residential

Baron Silverstein is stepping down as head of mortgage-bond underwriting at Bank of America to join New Residential Investment, reuniting with former boss...

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Economic Uncertainty Drags Down CRTs

The values of agency risk-transfer securities slid this week, displaying a continued correlation to the equity market.

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Pensions Bullish on Reverse-Mortgage Bonds

Pension systems are emerging as heavier buyers of reverse-mortgage bonds.

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Fund Operator Maps C-PACE Issuance Plan

An affiliate of commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy lender Samas Capital is starting a series of funds that would purchase some of its parent’s...

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Coronavirus Sparks Securitization Concerns

The coronavirus outbreak is beginning to take a toll on the securitization industry.

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Brexit Opens Door to Pickup in ABS Issuance

With the U.K.’s exit from the European Union set for today, the region’s structured-finance market is coming back to life.

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China Bond-Rating Initiatives Back on Track

President Trump’s trade deal with China has paved the way for Moody’s and Fitch to set up shop in the nation.

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CLOs Seek Support for Distressed Holdings

Collateralized loan obligation issuers are looking into mechanisms that could afford them more flexibility in managing distressed collateral.

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