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Volume 2014 - Number 4

January 31, 2014

Communication, Data, Transparency Ongoing Concerns for Investors in Non-Agency MBS

Investors in non-agency MBS continue to push for increased transparency on both vintage securities and new issuance. Issuers suggest that they want to provide additional information to investors but costs and regulatory issues have prevented adequate communication. A significant number of investors attending the ABS Vegas conference last week said bondholder communication on non-agency MBS is rarely adequate. The conference was sponsored by the Structured Finance Industry Group and Information Management Network. Bill Moliski, a managing director at SG Capital, an investment management firm, has...

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