The focus of the weekly update centered around how the Trump administration will try to ease the regulatory environment for banks and an explanation of the risk retention rule that recently went into effect; banks welcomed the executive orders signed by Trump, the regulatory burden has been high and cost of capital has continued to rise to meet the demands of Dodd-Frank; as of December 24, 2016 all asset types are required to adhere to a 5% risk retention requirement or skin in the game; this is meant to align investor interests with sponsor interests and make the securitization deal safer; PeerIQ goes into a detailed explanation and helps to provide answers to some of the questions surrounding the rule's implementation. Source
In this week’s PeerIQ Weekly Update the company covers the recent spate of bank earning reports, securitization news and issues another round of hiring updates; banks have seen a continued drop in fixed income and commodities trading revenue, picking up the slack has been lending and wealth management; Citigroup and Morgan Stanley had strong reports while Goldman Sachs and American Express missed the mark; SoFi is issuing a $720mn securitization deal, Moody’s rated the A classes AAA; PeerIQ also lists five new hires stemming from the $12mn round last summer. Source.
In this week’s PeerIQ Weekly Industry Update they cover the cover a small rise in retail sales from Q4 to Q1; banks have had a strong earnings season, boosted in part by the cut in the corporate tax rate; Frank Rotman of QED provides insight on the path for the evolution of banking with his paper:The Copernican Revolution in Banking; they also provide highlights from their recent securitization tracker. Source.
This week's PeerIQ industry update mentions SoFi's securitization deal, solar lender Mosaic's signal to the market of their first ABS deal and a detailed explanation about trigger breaches; SoFi has announced plans to issue a $477 million unsecured consumer loan securitization; the market was very happy to hear news from Mosaic as this is the first solar deal since early 2016, though the size of the deal has yet to be determined; the trigger breaches seen in MPL ABS deals have hurt the securitization market and caused the cost of capital to rise among lenders; PeerIQ breaks down the current deals that have breached and what it means for the overall MPL ABS market. Source
This weeks PeerIQ Weekly Industry Update covers the power struggle at the CFPB and Lending Club’s new pass through security transaction; a federal judge sided with the Trump administration in the CFPB spat and allowed for Mr. Mulvaney to run the agency for now; Lending Club completed a first of it’s kind deal and in turn will help them to expand the market, lower financing costs, address secondary market liquidity and allows valuation agents to calibrate pricing; PeerIQ also took a deep dive on mortgage delinquencies during the 2008 financial crisis. Source.