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Lone Star – A Superstar Distressed Mortgage Buyer

Lone Star – A Superstar Distressed Mortgage Buyer

Lone Star is one of the largest purchasers of distressed mortgages from federal housing agencies and banks. Below is a previously undisclosed purchase agreement with JPMorgan Chase to sell a pool of 1,500 distressed mortgages to Lone Star for $355 […]

Multi-Asset Analysis Within Asset Management

Multi-Asset Analysis Within Asset Management

Multi-Asset Analysis Within Asset Management by Jonathan Wiser, FactSet With no industry standard for measuring multi-asset portfolios to date, buy-side performance and risk teams are coming together at TSAM New York (June 23) to thrash out ideas of best practice. […]

Board Diversity

Golf Buddies And Board Diversity

Golf Buddies And Board Diversity Sumit Agarwal National University of Singapore Wenlan Qian National University of Singapore – NUS Business School David M. Reeb National University of Singapore Tien Foo Sing National University of Singapore (NUS) – Department of Real […]

SPACs: Post-Merger Survival

SPACs: Post-Merger Survival

SPACs: Post-Merger Survival Milos Vulanovic City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) – Department of Economics & Finance June 25, 2016 Abstract: This paper studies how institutional characteristics of Specified Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are related to their post-merger survival. SPACs […]

U.S. Technology Sector – Is The Sun Setting?

U.S. Technology Sector – Is The Sun Setting?

Using their internal model, analysts at Source believe the US Technology sector is overvalued, while they move in the opposite direction on the European Technology sector by upgrading it to Overweight.  András Vig and Paul Jackson point out in their May […]

Masters In Business: Wes Gray

Masters In Business: Wes Gray

This week on our Masters in Business podcast, we speak with Wes Gray, former Captain in U.S. Marines, and founder of Alpha Architect and author of several excellent books on investing such as  DIY Financial Advisor: A Simple Solution to Build […]