Collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO)


Collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO)
A security backed by a pool of pass-throughs , structured so that there are several classes of bondholders with varying maturities, called tranches. The principal payments from the underlying pool of pass-through securities are used to retire the bonds on a priority basis as specified in the prospectus. Related: mortgage pass-through security

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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