Items Tagged with 'Franklin Bank Corp.'

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  • Bank Failures Top 19 in 2008

    Two bank closures late last week brought the 2008 running total to nineteen, so far. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. announced Friday that it had taken over Los Angeles-based Security Pacific Bank and Houston-based state-chartered thrift Franklin Bank Corp., the assets of which have been transferred respectively to Pacific Western Bank and Prosperity Bank.
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  • Ranieri Pursuing $1 Billion Distressed Mortgage Fund

    Lewis Ranieri, the mortgage-backed bond market pioneer that made headlines earlier this week for his involvement in troubled Franklin Bank Corp., is the latest to jump into the distressed mortgage space with news Friday that a fund he manages has been seeking to raise $1 billion in fresh capital.
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