Marketplace Lending Securitizations Trending with Market

JPMorgan asset-backed securities (ABS) analysts have highlighted marketplace lending securitizations, noting their growth and trending performance; cite marketplace lending ABS as one of the fastest growing securitization categories, increasing from $3.3 billion in 2013 to $9 billion in 2016; also say performance is better or similar to the broad market’s ABS consumer loan securitizations overall with higher returns and lower default rates; additionally, the analysts report that credit characteristics on Avant’s securitizations have improved.  Source