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  • Deutsche Bank Eyes Private Equity Help in U.S. Settlement

    U.S. mortgage settlement included $4.1 billion consumer relief Bank looking to make loans to PE funds buying distressed loans Deutsche Bank AG is supposed to give relief to subprime mortgage borrowers as part of a $7.2 billion settlement with the U.S. government. It is considering an unusual…

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  • Press Statement: Fannie Mae Financing Blackstone Single Family Rental Acquisitions

    (Washington, D.C.) Today, Fannie Mae announced its intention to guarantee up to $1 billion in debt for Invitation Homes, a subsidiary of the wealthy Wall Street investment firm Blackstone and the country’s largest owner of single-family rental homes. Robert Grossinger, President of the National Community Stabilization Trust…

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  • Fannie Mae’s $1 billion Blackstone deal draws fire

    A $1 billion deal between Fannie Mae and Blackstone Group is drawing fire from the housing industry and consumer advocates as the investment firm prepares to sell its housing unit in an initial public offering. The National Association of Realtors Tuesday accused Fannie Mae of subsidizing big…

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  • There’s a Better Way for Fannie to Join the Rental Market

    Recently, initial public offering documents for Invitation Homes disclosed that it had reached an agreement with Fannie Mae for a $1 billion debt guarantee for its single-family rental portfolio. Invitation Homes is a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest private equity funds, the Blackstone Group, which…

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