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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

02/16/2018

Bonds Favored for Sallie's Personal Loans

Sallie Mae Bank increasingly is looking like a candidate to issue personal-loan securities.

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02/09/2018

Ranieri Backs Clayton Alumni's Venture

Lewis Ranieri’s Selene Holdings is backing a new due-diligence business.

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02/02/2018

CLO Issuers Hopeful on Looming Court Ruling

The collateralized loan obligation market is abuzz with speculation that a pending court decision would render such transactions exempt from the Dodd-Frank...

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01/26/2018

Carrington Poised to Join Non-QM Pipeline

Carrington Mortgage is favoring securitization to fund a new program under which it is writing home loans that fall outside the Consumer Financial...

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01/19/2018

Traders Breathing Easier as Charges Fade

The U.S. government’s crackdown on improper structured-product trading practices appears to be in its final stages.

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01/12/2018

Startup Aims to Securitize Crypto Loans

A Denver firm that recently began originating loans secured by cryptocurrencies is sketching out plans to securitize the credits.

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01/05/2018

Insurers Resist NAIC-Induced Bond Sales

Defying some industry participants’ forecasts, insurers largely sat on their portfolios of pre-credit-crisis mortgage bonds at yearend.

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12/15/2017

Wells Slashes Funding for Subprime Autos

Wells Fargo is further reducing its exposure to subprime-auto loans, where it has long played a lead role in extending warehouse lines to lenders and...

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12/08/2017

Loan Tracker Teams Up With IBM

Global Debt Registry has been admitted to an IBM mentoring program for developers of blockchain applications.

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12/01/2017

Reperforming-Loan Buyers Eye "Dirty' Deals

Issuers of bonds backed by reperforming mortgages are planning deals backed by riskier collateral.

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11/17/2017

Merck Adds to Asset-Backed Bond Dosage

Merck continues to add to its holdings of asset-backed securities.

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11/10/2017

Demand Sustaining CLO Spread Squeeze

Even with spreads on collateralized loan obligations steadily tightening for much of this year, managers keep looking for ways to further reduce their...

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