NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns preliminary ratings to 34 classes of mortgage pass-through certificates from CIM Trust 2020-INV1 (CIM 2020-INV1), a prime RMBS transaction issued the Sponsor, Chimera Investment Corporation, (Chimera).
The CIM 2020-1INV pool comprises 1,009 first-lien, agency-eligible investment purpose loans with an aggregated principal balance of $335.1 million as of the September 1, 2020 cut-off date. CIM 2020-INV1 is not backed by any loans in forbearance as of the cut-off date.
- CIM 2020-INV1 Tear Sheet
- RMBS KBRA Comparative Analytic Tool (KCAT)
- Residential Mortgage Default and Loss Model
- U.S. RMBS Rating Methodology for Assessing Non-QM Risk
- U.S. RMBS Rating Methodology
- Global Structured Finance Counterparty Methodology
Further information on key credit considerations, sensitivity analyses that consider what factors can affect these credit ratings and how they could lead to an upgrade or a downgrade, and ESG factors (where they are a key driver behind the change to the credit rating or rating outlook) can be found in the full rating report referenced above.
A description of all substantially material sources that were used to prepare the credit rating and information on the methodology(ies) (inclusive of any material models and sensitivity analyses of the relevant key rating assumptions, as applicable) used in determining the credit rating is available in the U.S. Information Disclosure Form located here.
Information on the meaning of each rating category can be located here.
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