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Volume 2014 - Number 18

May 9, 2014

Hurdles Around Peer-to-Peer Lending Need to be Removed Before P2P Securitization Can Take Off

There are some potential problems with the evolving peer-to-peer lending sector that need to be resolved before ratings can be assigned to the securitization of such assets, according to Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services. To start to get a handle on this emerging sector, it is important to understand P2P companies’ specific strategies and their target demographic of borrowers and investors. “Platform operators in the P2P lending sector are...

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With originations expected to drop in 2018, will your shop turn to non-QM/non-prime mortgage products as a way to bolster volumes?

Yes, definitely. We’re planning a launch.


No. It’s still difficult compliance/regulatory-wise.


Maybe. It’s under consideration.


Not now. But things could change as 2018 progresses.