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Fortress Investment Group Fails To Knuckle Newcastle Preferreds

March 29, 2010

Newcastle Investment Corp., (NCT) a Mortgage REIT managed by Fortress Investment Group, will continue to contribute management fees to FIG’s income statement for at least another year. But whether NCT makes it out of 2010 is an another question. Newcastle is suffering from a host of balance sheet issues, including a portfolio full of CDOs […]

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Northstar is Running out of Time; is Hamamoto Outside the Tent?

March 3, 2010

After a furious year of churning CMBS, repurchasing outstanding corporate debt and refinancing its bank loans, among other feats, Northstar actually ended the year with a little bit of cash. That’s the good news. The bad news is they’re going to need it. Northstar now has about $238 million in the bank, which includes the […]

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