Kroll Readies RMBS Ratings

The Kroll Bond Rating Agency last week announced its intention to rate residential mortgage-backed securities by issuing a call for feedback on five publications that describe its RMBS rating methodology and the processes used to evaluate originators, servicers, and results of third-party file reviews, as well as the agency’s loan-level mortgage default and loss model. Kroll will accept comments until Sept. 9, and will incorporate this into the final documents that support its final methodology.

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