Noting strong demand for non-agency MBS, issuers are getting creative with the types of loans they package into deals. JPMorgan, Credit Suisse, Angelo Gordon and Goldman Sachs are all entering new sectors.
To date, the revival in the new “subprime” mortgage market has been driven exclusively by nonbank originators and aggregators, but now there’s a depository in the pond: Reliant Ban-corp, Brentwood, TN.
Redwood Trust is set to issue the first prime non-agency MBS the market has seen in more than a month. Issuance has all but grounded to a halt after October, but industry analysts expect more volume to flow following the Redwood deal.