Archive for the ‘Credit’ Category

Former Lehman Traders Look to CRE

July 23, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Could it be that commercial real estate presents (more…)

Risky Assets H1 Top Performer

July 16, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

It seems the riskier, the better (more…)

Alternative Credit Goes Mainstream; BlackRock and Blackstone Compete

June 25, 2014

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A long-time investment consultant to pensions and more recently sovereign wealth (more…)

Are ETFs the New Futures?

June 18, 2014

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Exchange-traded funds are becoming a favorite instrument for bond (more…)

Fannie Freddie Common Security: Even Bigger?

May 13, 2014

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Housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (more…)

Distressed Debt Blurs Boundaries

February 4, 2014

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Large portfolios often contain one “bucket” for (more…)

Goldman Liberty Harbor Invests Before IPO

January 28, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

A business development company run by Goldman Sachs’ (more…)

Trends Going Into 2014

December 23, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

Whatever the long-term effects of the Federal Reserve’s slow-motion-taper, (more…)

Insider Bet on Business Debt Prospects

December 19, 2013

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A former Fortress Group manager and current chief executive (more…)

Goldman Gains from E*Trade

December 9, 2013

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Goldman Sachs funds made (more…)