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Specialty and Other Finance - Industry Sector

From the Collaborative Bond and Money Market Data Portal 

The Specialty and Other Finance Industry Sector comprises companies providing various financial services, which are not banks, servicing a niche market. These companies typically lend to consumer or small businesses that do not have good credit or obtain financing. This sector does not include Finance Companies or Financial Corporates, nor are any type of Asset Backed companies included.  

The Industry Sector is a classification that describes the activity of an entity within the economy. The classification is based on where the relevant entity derives the majority of its revenue. 

In the Collaborative Bond and Money Market Data Model the Specialty and Other Finance Industry Sector appears within the Industry Sector Type: Corporate.  

CMDportal uses industry sector classifications both at the Legal Entity level, as well as at the Group level. At the Legal Entity level the entity is classified by their actual industry activity. Accordingly, we classify a Leasing company that is part of a Specialty and Other Finance company as a Leasing corporate at the entity level but at the group level as a Specialty and Other Finance company. 

Based on available data, on the 18th of April 2018 the size of the Specialty and Other Finance Bond Market at entity level was USD801bn equivalent. At the group level the size of the market was USD83bn equivalent.  

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