Capital Assets Weekly Comments

Andrew Marino
Buyer's Market for Loans

For institutions looking to add yield, right now is the time to look at purchasing whole loan pools. High-grade whole loans are trading at the best buy-side yields we have seen in years, in many cases generating net yields higher than you can originate the same loan product type. The liquidity crunch for depositories has caused an influx of sellers resulting in a supply/demand imbalance that favors the buy side of the equation. We currently have seven whole loan pools in inventory for sale ranging in product types from super prime Adjustable and short WAM fixed mortgages to CRE and auto loans – each priced with attractive yields over comparable securities. With support from FTN Financial Capital Assets Corporation (“Capital Assets”) expert team there is still time to acquire pools before year-end.

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