- Raymond James & Associates, a broker/dealer wholly owned by Raymond James Financial (RJF)
- Algorithmics' Credit Advisory and Evaluations Group, a risk solutions subsidiary of the Fitch Group, owners of Fitch Ratings
- Six50 Capital Management, a fund manager and consultant affiliated with Ranieri Partners and Cooperstein Analytics. Lewis Ranieri, the namesake founder of Ranieri Partners, is widely regarded as one of the first to develop subprime mortgage securitization, earning him both accolades and criticism for his role in 21st century mortgage finance.
- Cognilytics, a provider of predictive analytics, enterprise data management and business intelligence solutions
Blackbox Signs on New Clients to RMBS Data Service
Blackbox Logic added four new clients that will use its mortgage data research service, including a Fitch Group subsidiary and a fund manager linked to the investment advisory founded by controversial mortgage finance pioneer Lewis Ranieri. In January, Blackbox Logic launched its BBx Data service, which tracks individual loan data on more than 21 million jumbo, subprime and Alt-A mortgages in 7,200 non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) dating back to 1999. The clients will use the service for RMBS industry research and forecasting. "We're proud to add trading and research leaders like these to our growing portfolio of BBx Data users," said BlackBox Logic CEO Larry Barnett. "We look forward to supporting their success through the data quality, depth and responsiveness we provide." The new clients include: