Latest RMBS news

  • Mortgage refi share ticks up in August, bucking trend

    Despite a temporary uptick in the US mortgage refinancing rate in August this year, rising interest rates are weighing on refinancing activity which is pushing issuers to be more creative in how they extend credit to borrowers, according to some market observers.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • US MBS investors await year end flurry with caution

    Private label RMBS is set to have its busiest year ever since the financial crisis. But investors are only cautiously welcoming the upswing in volumes, which is being driven by new kinds of mortgage credit backed by a broader range of borrowers.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • Aussie issuer mulls euro tranche for RMBS

    Australian mortgage lender Liberty Financial is marketing its latest prime RMBS deal — Liberty 2018-3 — and is looking to drum up interest for a euro denominated tranche to be included in the capital structure.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • Trio of new RPL deals puts pressure on tightening trend

    Senior re-performing loan (RPL) RMBS spreads have tightened by 4bps to 73bps over swaps in the last week, according to Wells Fargo data, their tightest level since mid-June. But a flurry of new deal activity has the potential to push spreads back out, giving the buy side some room on pricing.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • NY Fed winds down last of Bear Stearns bonds

    The Federal Reserve Bank of New York said on Tuesday it had completed the sale of the remaining securities in the $30bn Maiden Lane LLC portfolio of mortgage securities it bought to facilitate JP Morgan’s acquisition of Bear Stearns in March 2008.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • Paragon on track to hit BTL lending targets

    Paragon Banking Group is is confident that the buy-to-let (BTL) market will boost its lending momentum for the rest of the year, despite recent data showing a slowdown in the sector, with the lender looking at a pipeline that is scheduled to beat its 2017 figures by 25%.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • MS moves Burke to target US NPLs

    Morgan Stanley has transferred one of its senior structured finance bankers to New York as part of an initiative to win more business from US financial institutions looking to shift problematic consumer loans off balance sheet.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • MBS markets steady despite hurricane headwinds

    Hurricane Florence is giving MBS investors some jitters after last year’s damaging hurricane season, but the markets are holding up, despite risks posed to the bonds by natural disasters.

    • 17 Sep 2018
  • Bullish investor demand for euro ABS on display

    Hefty demand and oversubscribed order books for Mercedes’ Silver Arrow UK 2018-1 auto ABS deal and Virgin Money’s Gosforth Funding 2018-1 UK Prime RMBS may be an indication of stronger sentiment in euro ABS markets following a tough summer.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • FHFA makes way for big reform of agency MBS market

    The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) officially proposed changes to US administrative laws to align market activities at the US government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, on Wednesday. The changes would eliminate differences between the GSEs’ securities by 2019.

    • 12 Sep 2018

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 12,508 23 18.18
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 8,059 25 11.72
3 Lloyds Bank 5,761 18 8.38
4 Citi 5,606 15 8.15
5 JP Morgan 5,007 7 7.28

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 92,032.58 259 11.01%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 79,057.17 220 9.45%
3 JPMorgan 69,156.83 197 8.27%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 68,746.03 193 8.22%
5 Credit Suisse 55,529.51 142 6.64%