Markit has acquired ABSReports, an ABS electronic deal reporting service, which focuses exclusively on the performance of European deals in the asset-backed securities (ABS), mortgage-backed securities (MBS) and collateralised debt obligations (CDO) markets. According to Markit, the platform provides aggregated, detailed information for European ABS deals, allowing users to monitor and analyse the performance of transactions in the public domain while tracking price and collateral throughout the life of a deal. The service provides access to a data set including original and current standardised deal data; original servicer reports; deal documentation; securities pricing; an archive of more than 1,500 European transactions; and access to news and research.
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