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  • Impac partners with Starwood Property Trust to significantly boost non-QM lending

    Deal will see Starwood securitize non-QM loans originated by Impac
    Over the last few years, Impac Mortgage Holdings has grown its lending to borrowers who don’t fit into the Qualified Mortgage box, but now, the lender is positioned to significantly increase its non-QM lending thanks to a new partnership with one of the nation’s largest mortgage real estate investment trusts.
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  • Starwood Capital Group expands asset management team

    Adds two to senior-level roles
    Global private investment firm Starwood Capital Group announced this week it has made two senior additions to the firm's asset management team. In January, Alex Waterbury joined Starwood as managing director, head of development, and in June, Andrea Pierce will be joining the firm to serve as the managing director, head of office asset management.
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  • Invitation Homes, Starwood Waypoint Homes to merge; create nation’s largest single-family landlord

    Consolidation in single-family rental business continues
    Three years ago, the nation’s four largest operators of single-family rental homes joined together to form a trade group. The founding members of the group were Colony American Homes, Invitation Homes, American Homes 4 Rent, and Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust. Now, thanks to a series of consolidations, that big four is about to be a big two. Meet the new Invitation Homes, the nation’s largest single-family rental landlord, by a wide margin.
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  • Forestar officially spurns Starwood Capital, agrees to sell to D.R. Horton for $560 million

    Forks over $20 million to cancel deal with Starwood
    The bidding war between Starwood Capital Group and D.R. Horton over which real estate giant would buy residential and mixed-use real estate developer Forestar Group is now over. And D.R. Horton won. After weeks of negotiating, D.R. Horton will buy 75% of the Forestar’s shares for a total purchase price of approximately $560 million.
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  • Forestar preparing to spurn Starwood Capital after D.R. Horton improves its offer

    Both companies up acquisition offers, but Forestar now favors homebuilder

    Thanks to a bidding war between two real estate giants, Forestar Group and its shareholders find themselves squarely in the catbird’s seat. As recently as one day ago, Forestar said that it still planned to sell itself to Starwood Capital Group for $15.50 per share despite D.R. Horton attempting to swoop in and buy 75% of the company for a higher price, $16.25 per share. But things can change quite a bit in 24 hours.


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  • Starwood Capital ups its offer for Forestar as battle with D.R. Horton intensifies

    Each company wants to buy Forestar, but who will win?
    There’s a battle brewing between two real estate titans as Starwood Capital Group and D.R. Horton are both angling to acquire Forestar Group, a residential and mixed-use real estate developer. Starwood wants to buy the company for $14.25 per share, while D.R. Horton wants to buy 75% of the company for $16.25 per share. But Thursday, Starwood upped the ante by raising its offer for Forestar.
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  • Starwood Waypoint becomes latest to offer single-family rental bond

    REIT launches first REO-to-rental securitization
    Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust, which was spun off of Starwood Property Trust in January as a real estate investment trust, is prepping its first securitzation based on income-producing single-family rental homes. The offering represents a drastic shift for the REIT, which initially had no plans to securitize its investments.
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  • Starwood Waypoint just grew its non-performing loan holdings

    REIT purchased $268.3 million in NPLs in third quarter
    "We were able to execute a complex transaction for the purchase of a unique portfolio which involved collapsing the seller’s securitization, paying off two mezzanine notes and partially paying down the seller’s debt facility," Brendan Brogan, senior vice president of acquisitions at Starwood Capital, said.
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