FHFA Selects RiskSpan’s Cloud Platform to Analyze Agency MBS
Mortgage Investors to Easily Analyze, Report on, and Link Datasets to Generate More Insights in Less Time at Lower Cost
RiskSpan, a market leader in analyzing and managing data for mortgage and structured products, announced today that the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has selected its cloud platform, Edge, to analyze Agency MBS issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The Edge platform provides FHFA instant access to Agency MBS pool- and loan-level data via the cloud, powering advanced prepayment analytics across the mortgage securities spectrum. The platform also enables FHFA to query loan-level data via RiskSpan’s API.
Edge hosts and manages approximately 13 billion loan records and 3.5 million securities –with securities performance history dating back over 20 years. The cloud solution connects RiskSpan clients with loan-level collateral backing Agency MBS, CMOs, Non-Agency RMBS, and ABS. The platform facilitates deep analysis of loans and securities in support of trading, portfolio management and risk management.
“We have been providing data services to the Agency mortgage market for more than a decade,” noted Don Brown, RiskSpan Senior Managing Director. “As mortgage datasets become larger and more complex, we continue to evolve our offering to allow clients easy access to the tools and models necessary to make optimal use of all the data available.”
Edge’s embedded analytical tools enable users to easily:
- Run S-curves, aging curves and time series analysis for any subsegment of loans or securities
- Create customized charts to compare performance across cohort, servicer, or any other classification, including loans with property inspection waivers and other underwriting nuances
- Develop, modify, and quickly share queries
- Access Delinquency Transition Matrices for any Ginnie Mae cohort