Items Tagged with 'Zurich'


  • Top UBS Bond Analyst Moves On

    If you've ever worked anywhere in the servicing or secondary markets side of the mortgage business for a period of time, you likely have come to know who Laurie Goodman is, even if you've never actually met her. The weekly "The Mortgage Strategist" publication she co-founded more than 15 years ago became a must-read for industry movers and shakers, and it also helped propel UBS to the forefront of the heap of sell-side research on Wall Street in the area.
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  • BlackRock Nearing Deal on UBS Mortgage Assets: Report

    Private equity titan BlackRock Inc. [stock BLK][/stock] is in early-stage negotiations with UBS AG [stock UBS][/stock], Switzerland's largest bank, to take over and manage its remaining U.S. mortgage assets, Bloomberg News reported Monday. UBS has been sent reeling by more than $38 billion in subprime and mortgage-related write-downs in the past 12 months, and is expected to post another hefty loss in first quarter earnings scheduled for release Tuesday morning. Via Bloomberg's coverage:
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