Category Archives: Investor Syndicate

Loan File Issue Brought to Forefront By FHFA Subpoena

The battle being waged by bondholders over access to the loan files underlying their investments was brought into the national spotlight earlier this week, when the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), the regulator in charge of overseeing Fannie Mae and … Continue reading

Posted in Alt-A, Countrywide, Fannie Mae, FHFA, Freddie Mac, Investor Syndicate, irresponsible lending, loan files, MBIA, private label MBS, repurchase, reserve reporting, subpoenas, subprime, Wall St. | 1 Comment

Investor Syndicate At Hundreds of Billions And Growing

Heard on this Street this week: the super-secret Syndicate of MBS Investors discussed previously is gaining momentum.  A confidential source has informed me that some of the largest institutional investors in mortgage-backed securities have now joined the group, bringing the amount … Continue reading

Posted in Countrywide, firing servicers, Investor Syndicate, investors, irresponsible lending, litigation, loan files, MBS, repurchase, servicers | 2 Comments

Bondholders Considering Plan to Tell Servicers: "You’re Fired!"

With lawsuits against servicers grinding a slow path through the court system, investors are looking to make an end-run around the intransigent banks who are refusing to service mortgages in accordance with bondholder wishes. Their solution to break through the … Continue reading

Posted in banks, CalPERS, fiduciary duties, Investor Syndicate, investors, loan modifications, pooling agreements, securities, securitization, servicers, short-selling, toxic assets, Treasury, Trustees | 2 Comments