Truth is, those recent housing numbers aren't so shiny

Truth is, those recent housing numbers aren't so shiny

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Private equity firms fund Wall Street

Blackstone ranks as one of the highest fee-payers
Brena Swanson
Private equity firms are carving out a more prominent position in the financial market as investment banking fees continue to rise.
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Did Treasury plan to shortchange Fannie, Freddie investors?

As more layers peel away, a pattern forms
Trey Garrison
A report on TheStreet.com Tuesday focusing on the potential for conflict of interest in Blackstone serving as an advisor to the U.S. Department of Treasury missed a much bigger story.
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Bloomberg: Blackstone rental home bonds have highest LTV

Trey Garrison
Bloomberg real estate ace Jody Shenn reports that Blackstone’s rental home bonds have the highest Loan-to-Value of any on the market.
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Blackstone adviser: Investors worried about ‘serious correction’

Byron Wien still holds his line
Jacob Gaffney
“But there are enough other positive signs that I am not altering my favorable forecast. If housing continues to be weak, I will probably have to change my view.”
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Key business feature boosts Blackstone's earnings 89%

After several years, company crosses financial threshold
Brena Swanson
"Blackstone’s second quarter results marked one of our best ever in terms of both economic net income and distributable earnings. As more of our assets under management have seasoned, we’ve been increasingly active in harvesting the value we’ve created over several years,” Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO, said.
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Blackstone bet big on Majority Leader Cantor and lost

Cantor goes down despite help from nation’s landlord
Trey Garrison
Majority Leader Eric Cantor was handed a shocking upset defeat Tuesday night, but he didn’t go down alone – Blackstone Group bet big on the moderate establishment Republican and now that investment is down the tubes as Cantor is on a path to private citizenship.
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American Residential taps Deutsche Bank for REO-to-rental securitization

Will be German bank’s second REO-to-rental marketing deal
Trey Garrison
American Residential Properties Inc. has tapped Deutsche Bank AG to arrange a $300 million bond sale backed by house rental payments, the second such sale for the German banking giant.
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Moody's: First rental securitization doing pretty good

3 notable developments since issuance
Jacob Gaffney
Moody's Investors Service, which awarded a sterling Triple-A to Invitation Homes' inaugural REO-to-rental is reporting that the performance is within expectations, with 3 notable developments.
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Blackstone shows REO-to-rental can be billion-dollar business (nearly)

Invitation Homes assets for 2013 worth $912 million
Jacob Gaffney
Much of the profit is due to its investments in hotel IPOs, but its activity in REO-to-rental is also particularly notable.
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Second REO-to-rental deal to raise millions, and questions

Lots and lots of questions
Trey Garrison
Journalists count by saying one, two, trend, but there really is a trend happening in REO-to-rental as an asset class.
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