Research Corner

Tracking market movements and macro signals that impact our members, and the performance of businesses and consumers that our market supports.

Our Market Funds
$12 Trillion…

Funding Provided by Securitization
(total outstanding, $bn)

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Total 2019 Private Market Securitizations:
$470 Billion

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June 8, 2021

The May jobs report, while positive, reflects a labor market still dealing with the lasting effects of the pandemic. Improving labor market conditions support securitization. In a recent report, Moody’s viewed “fundamental risks for securitization assets as generally declining.” In contrast to 2020, in 2021, upgrade volume has surpassed downgrade volume.

April 14, 2020

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. And the Fed continues to respond appropriately. On April 9, the Federal Reserve once again drew on its full range of authorities to expand and establish lending facilities to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to stabilize households, communities and businesses of all sizes during the pandemic crisis and to “ensure that the eventual recovery is as vigorous as possible”.

March 20, 2020

Aircraft ABS are currently insulated from coronavirus-related disruption in global travel. Still, a prolonged slowdown in global air traffic would negatively impact aircraft ABS structures.

February 3, 2020

SFA's recent CLO white paper explores balancing crucial lending with financial safety and soundness.

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SFA News

June 8, 2021

This week’s research corner looks at the May’s job report and how improving labor market conditions support securitization. While jobs growth continues to be positive, which is supportive of consumer credit, the report also reflects a labor market still dealing with the lasting effects of the pandemic.

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Industry News

May 26, 2021

This week’s Research Corner examines how securitizations increase the lending capacity of lenders and provide small businesses with reliable access to capital.

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May 5, 2021

This week’s Research Corner examines how stronger than expected first-quarter activity and a pickup in vaccine distribution have resulted in more optimistic outlooks.

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Elen Callahan

Elen Callahan

Managing Director, Head of Research

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