How Big is the Sub-Prime Car Title Industry?

By | Nov 20, 2012

'Atlanta Title Loans' photo (c) 2010, Ken Teegardin - license: Big is the Sub-Prime Car Title Industry? No one really knows. But this is interesting…

Exeter Finance Completes $300 Million Securitization
IRVING, TEXAS – Exeter Finance Corp., a specialty auto finance company, announced the completion of its second rated term securitization, issuing $300,000,000 in notes backed by subprime automobile installment receivables.

The notes were purchased by qualified institutional buyers and accredited investors in a private placement offering pursuant to Rule 144A of the Securities Act.

The four note classes carried ratings ranging from AAA/AA through BB/BB from DBRS and Standard & Poor’s, respectively. The weighted average coupon was 2.3 percent. Wells Fargo Securities and Citigroup acted as lead managers, while Deutsche Bank Securities and Goldman, Sachs & Co. acted as co-managers.

All notes included in this securitization have been sold. This announcement of their sale appears as a matter of record only.

About Exeter Finance
Exeter Finance Corp. is a specialty auto finance company based in Irving, Texas. Exeter partners with franchised auto dealers throughout the country to make car ownership a reality for consumers. Building personal relationships and providing the highest level of service to dealers and customers have been key to the company’s success since its founding in 2006. Exeter takes pride in staffing all branch offices with local decision-makers. Auto Dealer Monthly named Exeter the “Top Finance Company for Dealers” in 2010, while Auto Finance News selected Exeter for its Auto Finance Excellence Award in 2011. Please visit to learn more.

3 Comments so far
  1. Frank November 21, 2012 11:38 pm

    This is a great idea. So should it be a part of an existing pay day loan business or completely separate?

  2. Mark November 23, 2012 8:25 am

    Hi Jer,
    Great info on your Blog.
    Re Exeter Finance – I don’t think they are in the title loan business, just convential sub-prime car finance through dealers.

  3. Rich November 27, 2012 3:01 pm


    Thanks for the time on phone. I’ll keep an eye out for that info. Exciting stuff!!!

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