Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS (Tables)

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INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Investments In Consumer Loans Equity Method Investees [Abstract]  
Summary of the Investment in Consumer Loan Companies The following table summarizes the investment in consumer loans, held-for-investment held by New Residential:
 
Unpaid Principal Balance

Interest in Consumer Loans

Carrying Value

Weighted Average Coupon

Weighted Average Expected Life (Years)(A)
 
Weighted Average Delinquency(B)
March 31, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Loan Companies
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Performing Loans
$
771,582

 
53.5
%
 
$
811,493

 
18.9
%
 
3.6
 
5.3
%
Purchased Credit Deteriorated Loans(C)
208,344

 
53.5
%
 
170,438

 
15.9
%
 
3.4
 
11.0
%
Other - Performing Loans
25,820

 
100.0
%
 
23,729

 
14.3
%
 
0.7
 
5.0
%
Total Consumer Loans, held-for-investment
$
1,005,746

 
 
 
$
1,005,660

 
18.1
%
 
3.5
 
6.4
%
December 31, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Loan Companies
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Performing Loans
$
815,341

 
53.5
%
 
$
856,563

 
18.8
%
 
3.6
 
5.4
%
Purchased Credit Deteriorated Loans(C)
221,910

 
53.5
%
 
182,917

 
16.0
%
 
3.4
 
11.6
%
Other - Performing Loans
35,326

 
100.0
%
 
32,722

 
14.2
%
 
0.8
 
5.6
%
Total Consumer Loans, held-for-investment
$
1,072,577

 
 
 
$
1,072,202

 
18.1
%
 
3.5
 
6.7
%

(A)
Represents the weighted average expected timing of the receipt of expected cash flows for this investment.
(B)
Represents the percentage of the total unpaid principal balance that is 30+ days delinquent. Delinquency status is the primary credit quality indicator as it provides early warning of borrowers who may be experiencing financial difficulties.
(C)
Includes loans with evidence of credit deterioration since origination where it is probable that New Residential will not collect all contractually required principal and interest payments, which are accounted for as PCD loans.

Past Due Financing Receivable The following table provides past due information regarding New Residential’s Performing Loans, which is an important indicator of credit quality and the establishment of the allowance for loan losses:
March 31, 2019
Days Past Due
 
Delinquency Status(A)
Current
 
82.4
%
30-59
 
9.7
%
60-89
 
2.7
%
90-119(B)
 
0.7
%
120+(C)
 
4.5
%
 
 
100.0
%

(A)
Represents the percentage of the total principal balance that corresponds to loans that are in each delinquency status.
(B)
Includes loans 90-119 days past due and still accruing interest because they are generally placed on nonaccrual status at 120 days or more past due.
(C)
Represents nonaccrual loans.The following table provides past due information regarding New Residential’s performing consumer loans, held-for-investment, which is an important indicator of credit quality and the establishment of the allowance for loan losses:
March 31, 2019
Days Past Due
 
Delinquency Status(A)
Current
 
94.8
%
30-59
 
2.0
%
60-89
 
1.2
%
90-119(B)
 
0.8
%
120+(B) (C)
 
1.2
%
 
 
100.0
%

(A)
Represents the percentage of the total unpaid principal balance that corresponds to loans that are in each delinquency status.
(B)
Includes loans more than 90 days past due and still accruing interest.
(C)
Interest is accrued up to the date of charge-off at 180 days past due.

Schedule of Carrying Value of Performing Consumer Loans Activities related to the carrying value of performing consumer loans, held-for-investment were as follows:
 
 
Performing Loans
Balance at December 31, 2018
 
$
889,285

Purchases
 

Additional fundings(A)
 
15,241

Proceeds from repayments
 
(57,012
)
Accretion of loan discount and premium amortization, net
 
106

Gross charge-offs
 
(11,807
)
Additions to the allowance for loan losses, net
 
(591
)
Balance at March 31, 2019
 
$
835,222


(A)
Represents draws on consumer loans with revolving privileges.
Summary of Activities Related to the Valuation Provision on Reverse Mortgage Loans and Allowance for Loan Losses Activities related to the valuation and loss provision on reverse mortgage loans and allowance for loan losses on performing loans held-for-investment were as follows:
 
Performing Loans
Balance at December 31, 2018
$

Provision for loan losses(A)
386

Charge-offs(B)
(386
)
Balance at March 31, 2019
$


(A)
Based on an analysis of collective borrower performance, credit ratings of borrowers, loan-to-value ratios, estimated value of the underlying collateral, key terms of the loans and historical and anticipated trends in defaults and loss severities at a pool level.
(B)
Loans, other than PCD loans, are generally charged off or charged down to the net realizable value of the collateral (i.e., fair value less costs to sell), with an offset to the allowance for loan losses, when available information confirms that loans are uncollectible.

Activities related to the allowance for loan losses on performing consumer loans, held-for-investment were as follows:
 
 
Collectively Evaluated(A)
 
Individually Impaired(B)
 
Total
Balance at December 31, 2018
 
$
2,604

 
$
2,064

 
$
4,668

Provision (reversal) for loan losses
 
9,740

 
591

 
10,331

Net charge-offs(C)
 
(10,253
)
 

 
(10,253
)
Balance at March 31, 2019
 
$
2,091

 
$
2,655

 
$
4,746


(A)
Represents smaller-balance homogeneous loans that are not individually considered impaired and are evaluated based on an analysis of collective borrower performance, key terms of the loans and historical and anticipated trends in defaults and loss severities, and consideration of the unamortized acquisition discount.
(B)
Represents consumer loan modifications considered to be troubled debt restructurings (“TDRs”) as they provide concessions to borrowers, primarily in the form of interest rate reductions, who are experiencing financial difficulty. As of March 31, 2019, there are $15.4 million in UPB and $13.3 million in carrying value of consumer loans classified as TDRs.
(C)
Consumer loans, other than PCD loans, are charged off when available information confirms that loans are uncollectible, which is generally when they become 180 days past due. Charge-offs are presented net of $2.1 million in recoveries of previously charged-off UPB.

Schedule of Carrying Value of Purchased Credit Deteriorated Loans Activities related to the carrying value of PCD consumer loans, held-for-investment were as follows:
Balance at December 31, 2018
 
$
182,917

(Allowance) reversal for loan losses(A)
 
(692
)
Proceeds from repayments
 
(20,265
)
Accretion of loan discount and other amortization
 
8,478

Balance at March 31, 2019
 
$
170,438


(A)
An allowance represents the present value of cash flows expected at acquisition that are no longer expected to be collected. A reversal results from an increase to expected cash flows that reverses a prior allowance.

Impaired Financing Receivables The following is the unpaid principal balance and carrying value for consumer loans, for which, as of the acquisition date, it was probable that New Residential would be unable to collect all contractually required payments:
 
Unpaid Principal Balance
 
Carrying Value
March 31, 2019
$
208,344

 
$
170,438

December 31, 2018
221,910

 
182,917

Schedule of Changes in Accretable Yield The following is a summary of the changes in accretable yield for these loans:
Balance at December 31, 2018
 
$
126,518

Accretion
 
(8,478
)
Reclassifications from (to) non-accretable difference(A)
 
1,775

Balance at March 31, 2019
 
$
119,815


(A)
Represents a probable and significant increase (decrease) in cash flows previously expected to be uncollectible.
Consolidation, Less than Wholly Owned Subsidiary, Parent Ownership Interest, Effects of Changes, Net Others’ interests in the equity of the Consumer Loan Companies is computed as follows:
 
 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
Total Consumer Loan Companies equity
 
$
63,602

 
$
66,105

Others’ ownership interest
 
46.5
%
 
46.5
%
Others’ interests in equity of consolidated subsidiary
 
$
29,397

 
$
30,561


Others’ interests in the Consumer Loan Companies’ net income (loss) is computed as follows:
 
 
Three Months Ended  
 March 31,
 
 
2019
 
2018
Net Consumer Loan Companies income (loss)
 
$
16,042

 
$
18,769

Others’ ownership interest as a percent of total
 
46.5
%
 
46.5
%
Others’ interest in net income (loss) of consolidated subsidiaries
 
$
7,460

 
$
8,728

Schedule of Assets and Liabilities Related to Consolidated Variable Interest Entities The following table summarizes certain characteristics of the underlying residential mortgage loans, and related financing, in these securitizations as of March 31, 2019:
Residential mortgage loan UPB
 
$
9,399,416

Weighted average delinquency(A)
 
2.03
%
Net credit losses for the three months ended March 31, 2019
 
$
3,562

Face amount of debt held by third parties(B)
 
$
8,306,631

 
 
 
Carrying value of bonds retained by New Residential(C) (D)
 
$
1,271,126

Cash flows received by New Residential on these bonds for the three months ended March 31, 2019
 
$
62,845


(A)
Represents the percentage of the UPB that is 60+ days delinquent.
(B)
Excludes bonds retained by New Residential.
(C)
Includes bonds retained pursuant to required risk retention regulations.
(D)
Classified within Level 3 of the fair value hierarchy as the valuation is based on certain unobservable inputs including discount rate, prepayment rates and loss severity. See Note 12 for details on unobservable inputs.

The following table presents information on the combined assets and liabilities related to these consolidated VIEs.
 
 
Three Months Ended  
 March 31,
 
 
2019
 
2018
Assets
 
 
 
 
Residential mortgage loans
 
$
429,229

 
$

Other assets
 

 

Total assets(A)
 
$
429,229

 
$

Liabilities
 
 
 
 
Notes and bonds payable
 
$
377,382

 
$

Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
2,635

 

Total liabilities(A)
 
$
380,017

 
$


(A)
The creditors of the RPL Borrowers do not have recourse to the general credit of New Residential, and the assets of the RPL Borrowers are not directly available to satisfy New Residential’s obligations.

The following table presents information on the assets and liabilities of the Shelter JVs.
 
 
March 31, 2019
Assets
 
 
Cash and cash equivalents
 
$
16,522

Property and equipment, net
 
124

Intangible assets, net
 
66

Prepaid expenses and other assets
 
511

Total assets
 
$
17,223

 
 
 
Liabilities
 
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
$
1,206

Reserve for sales recourse
 
1,019

Total liabilities
 
$
2,225


Noncontrolling Interests
Noncontrolling interests in the equity of the Shelter JVs is computed as follows:
 
 
March 31, 2019
Total consolidated equity of JVs
 
$
14,998

Noncontrolling ownership interest
 
51.0
%
Noncontrolling equity interest in consolidated JVs
 
$
7,649

 
 
 
Total consolidated net income of JVs
 
$
798

Noncontrolling ownership interest in net income
 
51.0
%
Noncontrolling interest in net income of consolidated JVs
 
$
407

The following table presents information on the combined assets and liabilities related to these consolidated VIEs.
 
 
As of
 
 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
Assets
 
 
 
 
Consumer loans, held-for-investment
 
$
981,931

 
$
1,039,480

Restricted cash
 
9,899

 
10,186

Accrued interest receivable
 
14,438

 
15,627

Total assets(A)
 
$
1,006,268

 
$
1,065,293

Liabilities
 
 
 
 
Notes and bonds payable(B)
 
$
973,158

 
$
1,030,096

Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
4,106

 
3,814

Total liabilities(A)
 
$
977,264

 
$
1,033,910


(A)
The creditors of the Consumer Loan SPVs do not have recourse to the general credit of New Residential, and the assets of the Consumer Loan SPVs are not directly available to satisfy New Residential’s obligations.
(B)
Includes $121.0 million face amount of bonds retained by New Residential issued by these VIEs.

Equity Method Investments The following tables summarize the financial results of the Excess MSR joint ventures, accounted for as equity method investees, held by New Residential:
 
 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
Excess MSR assets
 
$
261,808

 
$
269,203

Other assets
 
25,279

 
27,411

Other liabilities
 
(687
)
 
(687
)
Equity
 
$
286,400

 
$
295,927

New Residential’s investment
 
$
143,200

 
$
147,964

 
 
 
 
 
New Residential’s ownership
 
50.0
%
 
50.0
%

 
 
Three Months Ended  
 March 31,
 
 
2019
 
2018
Interest income
 
$
4,070

 
$
5,227

Other income (loss)
 
1,170

 
(4,181
)
Expenses
 
(16
)
 

Net income (loss)
 
$
5,224

 
$
1,046


New Residential’s investments in equity method investees changed during the three months ended March 31, 2019 as follows:
Balance at December 31, 2018
$
147,964

Contributions to equity method investees

Distributions of earnings from equity method investees
(2,807
)
Distributions of capital from equity method investees
(4,569
)
Change in fair value of investments in equity method investees
2,612

Balance at March 31, 2019
$
143,200

The following tables summarize the investment in LoanCo and WarrantCo held by New Residential:
 
 
March 31, 2019(A)
 
December 31, 2018(A)
Consumer loans, at fair value
 
$
259,618

 
$
231,560

Warrants, at fair value
 
118,127

 
103,067

Other assets
 
28,525

 
25,971

Warehouse financing
 
(205,552
)
 
(182,065
)
Other liabilities
 
(1,056
)
 
(1,142
)
Equity
 
$
199,662

 
$
177,391

Undistributed retained earnings
 
$

 
$

New Residential’s investment
 
$
48,228

 
$
42,875

New Residential’s ownership
 
24.2
%
 
24.2
%


 
 
Three Months Ended  
 March 31,
 
 
2019(B)
 
2018(B)
Interest income
 
$
7,977

 
$
12,792

Interest expense
 
(2,822
)
 
(3,368
)
Change in fair value of consumer loans and warrants
 
14,536

 
13,552

Gain on sale of consumer loans
 
(446
)
 
(420
)
Other expenses
 
(1,456
)
 
(3,207
)
Net income
 
$
17,789

 
$
19,349

New Residential’s equity in net income
 
$
4,311

 
$
4,806

New Residential’s ownership
 
24.2
%
 
24.8
%

(A)
Data as of February 28, 2019 and November 30, 2018, respectively, as a result of the one month reporting lag.
(B)
Data for the periods ended February 28, 2019 and 2018, respectively, as a result of the one month reporting lag.

The following is a summary of LoanCo’s consumer loan investments:
 
Unpaid Principal Balance
 
Interest in Consumer Loans
 
Carrying Value
 
Weighted Average Coupon
 
Weighted Average Expected Life (Years)(A)
 
Weighted Average Delinquency(B)
March 31, 2019(C)
$
259,618

 
25.0
%
 
$
259,618

 
14.0
%
 
1.3
 
1.4
%

(A)
Represents the weighted average expected timing of the receipt of expected cash flows for this investment.
(B)
Represents the percentage of the total unpaid principal balance that is 30+ days delinquent. Delinquency status is the primary credit quality indicator as it provides early warning of borrowers who may be experiencing financial difficulties.
(C)
Data as of February 28, 2019 as a result of the one month reporting lag.

New Residential’s investment in LoanCo and WarrantCo changed as follows:
Balance at December 31, 2018
$
38,294

Contributions to equity method investees
23,442

Distributions of earnings from equity method investees
(552
)
Distributions of capital from equity method investees
(13,967
)
Earnings from investments in consumer loans, equity method investees
4,311

Balance at March 31, 2019
$
51,528