29 Nov, 2023
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FDIC Begins $18.5 Billion Signature Bank Loan Sale

Financial industry observers have paid close attention to the sale of the $18.5 billion loan portfolio by the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) from Signature Bank. This significant portfolio is comprised of 201 performing capital-call loans and is linked to significant private equity and investment companies, including Starwood Capital Group, Carlyle Group, Blackstone, Thoma […]

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Putin Affirms Russia’s Willingness for Ukraine Talks

Recent remarks made by Russian President Vladimir Putin on an African effort as a viable foundation for peace in Ukraine have attracted attention and criticism from the international community.  Putin acknowledged the aspects of the peace initiative that were already being put into practice while highlighting the difficulties posed by ongoing Ukrainian attacks, which make […]

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China-North Korea Bond Strengthened by Blood Comradeship

To mark the 70th anniversary of Korean War Armistice Day, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently met with Chinese diplomats in a historic setting.  During the meeting, a formal letter from Chinese President Xi Jinping was presented to Kim Jong Un by the Chinese delegation, led by Li Hongzhong, a Politburo member of the […]