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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July 19, 2021

Hertz raised $4 billion through two ABS offerings from its new term ABS shelf, Hertz Vehicle Financing III. As a testament to the strength of the securitization market, investors’ search for yield in a prolonged low interest rate environment, and growing confidence in the recovery of the travel sector, Hertz raised this capital even as the company emerged from a highly visible Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, a period of tumultuous leadership changes, and a global pandemic that shuttered the travel and tourism industry.

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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August 12, 2021

This week’s Research Corner depicts how non-agency RMBS issuance is on track for a new post-2008 record. Year-to-date, new issue has reached $119 billion, surpassing 2020’s full-year volume and just 12% below 2019’s record year. Building that momentum, strong contributions come from prime jumbo non-QM ($39.1 billion) and re-performing/non-performing non-QM loans ($23.6 billion).

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July 19, 2021

This week’s Research Corner examines how Hertz raised $4 billion through two ABS offerings from its new term ABS shelf, Hertz Vehicle Financing III.

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June 23, 2021

This week’s Research Corner highlights recent improvement trends in struggling sectors such as travel and leisure.

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Elen Callahan

Elen Callahan

Managing Director, Head of Research

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