Tag Archives: collateralized-debt-obligations


UK fraud authority investigation into BVI company prompts wider probe of structured finance, swaps

Caribbean Net News – The UK Serious Fraud Office is investigating sales of credit-default swaps and structured-finance products, including collateralized debt obligations, prior to the credit crisis, following up an earlier investigation into a hedge fund and a related British Virgin […]

U.K. Probing Hedge Funds, Structured Finance Amid Fraud Concern

Bloomberg – The U.K. Serious Fraud Office is investigating sales of structured-finance products such as credit default swaps and collateralized debt obligations prior to the global financial crisis. The SFO is looking into whether banks that sold the products knew […]

The Dust Hasn’t Settled on Wall Street, but History’s Already Repeating Itself

The Washington Post – The Wall Street herd is at it again. Even as the cleanup crew is carting away the debris left by the last financial crisis, the investment banks, hedge funds and exchanges are busy working on the […]

SecondMarket Opens Trading of Mortgage-Backed Securities, Whole Loans and Collateralized Debt Obligations

NEW YORK, N.Y. – SecondMarket, the largest marketplace for illiquid assets, announced today that it has launched markets for mortgage-backed securities (MBS), whole loans, and collateralized debt obligations (CDO).  Through SecondMarket, buyers and sellers are able to trade these assets […]

Rivals bet against Morgan Stanley in September

Forbes – Major Wall Street firms placed large bets against Morgan Stanley using credit-default swaps, two days after Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc sought bankruptcy protection, the Wall Street Journal said, citing trading records. The firms included Merrill Lynch & Co, […]

Wolver Hill Japan Hedge Fund Resists Slumping Topix

Bloomberg – Wolver Hill Japan Multi-Strategy Fund, run by Deutsche Bank AG’s former prime brokerage sales chief in Tokyo, resisted the worst month for the nation’s stocks in almost 15 years to be little changed in September. The $11 million […]

Devaney’s Funds Wiped Out After United Capital Gets Margin Call

Bloomberg- John Devaney is liquidating hedge funds at his United Capital Markets Holdings Inc. after failing to meet a margin call from Deutsche Bank AG. Deutsche Bank seized and auctioned off collateral after the Horizon group of funds failed to […]

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