FICO scores cover a much wider demographic than proprietary models used by ABS issuers to predict collateral performance, according to FICO Senior Director Adem Yilmaz. 

Yilmaz was responding to a report from Standard & Poor's released yesterday. The release stated that GM Financial's proprietary credit scoring was a better predictor of the performance of their subprime auto ABS than FICO scores. For ASR's related story, please click here.

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