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Deutsche Bank and Bloomberg Collaborate to Launch Mortgage OAS Model

marketwatch.com | October 7, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct 07, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Deutsche Bank announced today its collaboration with Bloomberg on a new option adjusted spread (OAS) model. The OAS model combined with Deutsche Bank's Prepayment Model seeks to provide market participants a standard, accurate way to value agency mortgage backed securities (MBS) and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) in today's low interest rate environment.

Available to more than 315,000 Bloomberg Professional service subscribers, the Bloomberg OAS model enables users to generate future interest rate paths using methods that significantly reduce the risk of negative rates. Using advanced mathematical techniques, it allows users to preserve a wide range of possible outcomes while using only 256 interest rate paths, providing real-time results in seconds.

"Deutsche Bank is pleased to have helped Bloomberg's technical design and implementation group develop this innovative model through close collaboration," said Steven Abrahams, Head of MBS and Securitization Research at Deutsche Bank.

The resulting interest rate paths are input into the Deutsche Bank Prepayment Model - already available via Bloomberg - through which analysts, portfolio managers and traders are able to better analyze bond value and risk. Together, the two models produce OAS valuations for agency MBS and CMO securities.

"Our new OAS model combined with Deutsche Bank's Prepayment Model provides subscribers a robust framework to value their mortgage investments," said Russel Parentela, Bloomberg's Head of Structured Products. "Bloomberg is committed to working with industry participants like Deutsche Bank to provide even more value to our clients."

Bloomberg Professional services subscribers can access the Deutsche Bank Prepayment Model and the OAS model through several Bloomberg analytics, such as, OAS1, YT NEW, and CFT.


About Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a substantial private clients franchise. Its businesses are mutually reinforcing. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets. With more than 100,000 employees in 73 countries, Deutsche Bank offers unparalleled financial services throughout the world. The bank competes to be the leading global provider of financial solutions, creating lasting value for its clients, shareholders, people and the communities in which it operates. www.db.com


About Bloomberg

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. For more information, visit www.bloomberg.com.

The Bloomberg Professional service is owned and distributed by Bloomberg Finance L.P.

SOURCE: Bloomberg


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