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This website is your source for information on annual Structured Securities surveillance, including background information, updated project details as they become available, and how to file these securities in your Annual Statement filing.
Please note the information on this website may be updated frequently. Please check back regularly to ensure you have the latest information.
Pricing: The 2014 Structured Securities modeled data prices for CUSIPs held by insurers will remain the same as the past three years with $88 per CMBS CUSIP and $61.60 per RMBS CUSIP.
Note: For Mortgage-Referenced securities (such as STACR or CAS securities) filing information please see the SSG section of the Capital Markets & Investment Analysis Office website under Filing Instructions & Forms.
NAIC Names Blackrock Solutions as Vendor for RMBS and CMBS
The NAIC has selected BlackRock Solutions as the sole vendor to conduct financial modeling for the next three years for both residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) and commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS).
Purchasing 2014 RMBS/CMBS securities:
We are currently not accepting requests to purchase RMBS and CMBS securities from the previous year-end modeling. We will resume the purchasing capabilities in November for the upcoming year-end modeling results.
Timeline for 2015 surveillance:
September 25, 2015 – Last day to submit changes to the contact information for your company’s 2015 initial invoice. Please review the current billing contacts file to determine if the contact information needs to change for 2015. If so, please email the AVS Administrator at email@example.com by Sept. 25 with that person’s name, cocode, phone number and email address so that we may make the correction.
Timeline for 2014 surveillance:
September 26, 2014 – Was the last day to submit changes to the current billing contact for your company’s 2014 initial invoice. Please Note: If we did not receive any notification from your company prior to this date, the initial invoice will be sent to the current billing contact for that company. If your company is part of a group, the invoice will be sent to the contact for the company in the group that holds the largest assets of RMBS/CMBS securities.
October 17, 2014 – 5 p.m. CT deadline to order and purchase additional modeled results for last year’s 2013 portfolio.
November 3, 2014 — Initial invoice notifications were emailed to the designated contact. The amount of the invoice is based on the reported RMBS/CMBS holdings of the 2013 annual statement filing, adjusted for changes reported in first quarter and second quarter 2014 filings.
November 3, 2014 — Companies started submitting additional securities to their portfolios to purchase or to be considered for modeling in the December file.
November 4, 2014 — New this year! Companies can challenge the status of a security in AVS+ if they consider that a security was not appropriately evaluated.
November 17, 2014 — 11:59 p.m. CT deadline for submitting securities to be considered for modeling to be included in the December file. Submissions received after this date will be considered for modeling in the January addendum file.
December 19, 2014 — Modeled results made available to users via AVS+.
January 1, 2015 — Deadline for submitting securities to be considered for modeling to be included in the January file, and to challenge the status of a security in AVS+ if they consider that a security was not appropriately evaluated.
January 16, 2015 — Addendum file modeled results will be available to users via AVS+.
Challenge a Security Status if you feel that a security was not appropriately evaluated. The form can be filled out in AVS+ under ‘Searches > Structured Securities>Challenge STS Security’.
Request Securities for Consideration will now show if it will be included in ‘Phase 1’ processing with the initial modeled data or ‘Phase 2’, which will be included in the addendum file in January.
Documentation Standards for RMBS/CMBS
(click here for full text of amendment to Purposes and Procedures Manual).