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  • Angel Oak raises nearly $300 million to invest in non-QM lending

    Private capital fund ready to buy mortgages
    It appears that private capital’s interest in mortgages that don’t fit into the Qualified Mortgage box is growing. Angel Oak Capital Advisors, an investment management firm that specializes in mortgage credit, announced this week that it raised nearly $300 million to invest in non-QM lending.
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  • Redwood Trust CEO: We're ready for Trump to bring private capital back to mortgages

    Tells investors that REIT will be "aggressive" when time comes
    During an interview with CNBC on Thursday, Steven Mnuchin, the newly minted Secretary of the Department of the Treasury, reiterated the Trump administration’s pledge to pursue reform of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. And if that happens, Marty Hughes, the CEO of Redwood Trust, says that the real estate investment trust will be ready and willing to step further into the market.
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  • Regulators deny JPMorgan Chase, Redwood Trust securitization innovation

    Private market risk-sharing effort rejected by OCC
    Last year saw a bit of innovation in the private-label securitization market, as JPMorgan Chase launched a new securitization option where some of the risk on non-agency mortgages is transferred to the private market through a risk-sharing deal. But, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency rejected the innovative securitization structure. What does it mean going forward?
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  • Conference dispatch: The overall non-agency mortgage market struggles, successes

    A take on two conferences
    Last week, owing to an apparent breakdown in internal communications, one of the industry’s leading conference producers held two competing securitization conferences on the East and West coasts. A few determined conference goers, including Mark Hughes, executive vice president with Clayton Holdings, racked up frequent flyers miles to attend both, giving HousingWire the scoop on what went on.
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  • AMI to Fannie Mae CEO: Private capital is ready for return to mortgages

    Association of Mortgage Investors responds to HousingWire report
    Contrary to what Fannie Mae's CEO told HousingWire last week, private capital is ready and willing to return to the mortgage market, the Association of Mortgage Investors said this week. AMI, which represents private investors, public and private pension funds, and endowments, went so far as to respond to Mayopoulos' statements directly. Here's their stand.
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  • Mortgage bond investors don’t trust lenders either

    Bloomberg explores where the private capital went
    It turns out that everyday people weren’t the only ones whose trust was broken by the crisis. According to a new report from Bloomberg, mortgage bond investors aren’t buying right now because they’re scared, too.
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  • Freddie Mac doubles down on credit risk offload to insurers

    Backstops remaining credit risk from three STACR deals
    Freddie Mac has made its first move of the year as part of its continuing effort to limit the American taxpayer's liability. Freddie announced that has obtained a number of insurance polices designed to cover much of the remaining credit risk associated with three of its Structured Agency Credit Risk transactions from 2014.
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  • Värde Partners to purchase Deephaven Mortgage

    Will provide $300 million to invest in non-agency loans
    Deephaven Mortgage and Värde Partners have announced that the two companies have entered into a purchase agreement, “under which certain affiliates of Värde will acquire Deephaven Mortgage,” the companies stated in a release.
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  • SIFMA says FHFA must raise g-fees but carefully

    Must strike balance protecting GSE MBS, bringing in private capital
    Slow, steady and measured is how the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association thinks the Federal Housing Finance Agency should approach raising Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae guarantee fees.
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