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Investors eye non-performing loan securitizations

Interest in delinquent loans is increasing
Brena Swanson
With the housing recovery in full swing, it is now fueling a niche market for newly minted bonds that are backed by the most troubled mortgages of them all: those on homes on the verge of foreclosure.
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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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Safeguard launches $100 million private equity fund

Plans to expand into “complimentary markets”
Ben Lane
“We’re looking to partner with companies that have a compelling operating strategy and where we can invest for the long-term,” said Alan Jaffa, CEO of Safeguard Properties and Safeguard Capital Group advisory board member. “Our focus is on business services companies in varying degrees of transition that can benefit from the vast resources of Safeguard Properties.”
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Investment capital available to private equity real estate firms reaches all-time high

$110 billion available to invest
Ben Lane
The increase in available capital demonstrates a trend, as the $106 billion available in December 2013 was up significantly from the $89 billion available in December 2012.
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Three banks set to market Blackstone home-rental bond

HousingWire Staff
Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse and JP Morgan Chase launched a marketing campaign for the first-ever bond backed by U.S. home-rental cash flows. Reuters called the transaction a $500 million trade for private-equity giant Blackstone.
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Statebridge secures new investment partner, stages break from IAS

Specialty servicer distances itself from rumors of IAS' bankruptcy
Kerri Ann Panchuk
Specialty servicer Statebridge Co. signed a deal with FrontRange Capital Partners, securing enough of an investment from the firm to restructure Statebridge...
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Potential PMI Group investor backs out

Kerri Ann Panchuk
The PMI Group's bankruptcy reorganization hit a snag when a private-equity investor backed out of plans to take a stake in a reorganized insurance entity.The equity...
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Large institutional investors emerge in REO-to-rental market

Christina Mlynski
[Update 1: Rightfully attributes Smith Breeden source]Large institutional investors such as private equity funds, mortgage real estate investment trusts and hedge funds are new entrants to...
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REITs announce $1.7 billion in new capital offerings: BofAML

Christina Mlynski
Mortgage real estate investment trusts will announce $1.7 billion in new capital offerings in 2013, said analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch [stock BAC][/stock].REITs are...
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Endowment plans find real estate assets attractive

Christina Mlynski
With improving market conditions, many institutions in private real estate funds are likely to become active in the market once again, spelling good news for the...
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