The ALM First Difference
Generates a variety of stress testing and scenario analyses
Identifies market risks, shock scenarios and returns
Enables institutions to determine the outcome of MSR values and evaluate them relative to the number of different hedging instruments
What is Mortgage Servicing Rights Hedging?
A regular part of the mortgage origination business is the creating of Mortgage Servicing Rights (MSR) as institutions sell their production to one of the GSEs or private investors Market value sensitivity of MSR assets can create income statement volatility for your financial institution. We work with many financial institutions to hedge this risk through the use of various financial instruments, including Treasuries (cash and futures) interest-rate derivatives, and MBS.
ALM First’s Mortgage Servicing Rights Hedging
ALM First offers both risk measurement valuation and hedging solutions to reduce the impact MSRs may have on your institution’s financial statements. We provide a sound solution, as well as an opportunity to:
- Generate a variety of stress testing and scenario analyses
- Identify market risks, shock scenarios and returns
- Enable institutions to determine the outcome of MSR values and evaluate them relative to the number of different hedging instruments
Why Partner with ALM First for Your Mortgage Servicing Rights Hedging?
Dynamic strategies require frequent monitoring and trading level analytics which is why many financial institutions eschew this type of strategy in favor of buying options. They simply don’t have the resources internally.
However, asset managers such as ALM First, who have the ability to perform regular surveillance and the necessary analytical systems in place to enact the strategy, can help financial institutions go this route as it typically outperforms other options over the long run.