The Rebirth of Securitization: Where Is the Private-Label Mortgage Market?

Research Report

The Rebirth of Securitization: Where Is the Private-Label Mortgage Market?

September 10, 2015

Abstract

In the wake of the financial crisis, new securitization activity ground to a halt in all asset classes that did not have an implicit or explicit government guarantee. Though securitization has since resumed in most asset classes, including automobiles, credit cards, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), and commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBSs), the private-label residential mortgage-backed securities market remains stagnant. In this brief, we discuss why the residential mortgage market experience has been so different and provide guidance about what remains to be fixed.

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