MountainView has been valuing structured finance securities since 2004, and we provide recurring and one-time valuations of securities for investors, including hedge funds, banks and credit unions.
The securities we can value for you include:
MountainView will provide full transparency in terms of the projections and assumptions, showing prepayment speeds (CPR), default rates (CDR), loss severity and discount rates. We will also provide you support for issues such as impairment, liquidity (and marketability) factors, projected principal write-downs, and loss forecasts.
Our valuation process is comprehensive and captures collateral and structural performance information for each security being valued, as well as current market and credit considerations that will determine price.
The foundation of MountainView's pricing process is a fundamental collateral analysis that generates performance projections (vectors) for each of the underlying assumptions that will impact the expected future cash flows of the security. Depending on the asset being valued, these assumptions may include:
We analyze each asset based on its projected performance and appropriate market color. When required, we analyze a security by reviewing the collateral performance at the underlying loan level.
Once our fundamental analysis is complete, we rely on a diverse set of market references to determine the most appropriate discount rates specific to our base case performance scenario for each security, which include the following:
A more detailed look at our structured finance securities valuation procedures are set forth in the diagram below:
We will deliver to you a comprehensive securities valuation report that includes the following data points:
If you are a securitization transaction sponsor, MountainView’s Risk Retention Valuation Service delivers a high-quality, independent valuation if you prefer to meet the meet the minimum five percent credit risk retention requirement using an eligible horizontal residual interest (EHRI). We can provide you with fair value determinations and valuation disclosure documentation for an EHRI in both the pre-pricing period and as of the transaction closing. Our comprehensive and efficient valuation solution:
MountainView has successfully completed a SOC 1 Type 2 examination for its analytics-based advisory services. The corresponding report states that our description of our complete analytics-based advisory services system was fairly presented, the controls related to the control objectives stated in the description were suitably designed, and the controls tested operated effectively.