RMBS and the Changing Investor Landscape

May 2016

In a persistently low-interest rate environment, investors have been scrambling for high-yield opportunities across a variety of asset classes. The last several years have seen an explosion in the issuance of high-yield debt, collateralised loan obligations, and securities backed by consumer automobile loans. This surge, however, has been met by cautionary messages regarding the combination of loosened underwriting standards and increasingly greater investor demand to 'reach for yield'.

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