Asset Management Businesses
CBAM Closes its Second CLO of 2018 at $1 billion
6/15/2018 - CBAM’s sixth CLO brings total new issuance since August 2016 to $7.1 billion.
Branded Hospitality and Consumer
Inside the Quest to Build the World’s Next Biggest Franchises
5/31/2018 - Aurify Brands is helping food entrepreneurs scale their fledgling brands by providing them with everything from capital to operational support and mentorship.
Asset Leasing and Financing
Stonebriar Closes its Fourth Equipment Securitization Transaction for $578 Million
5/30/2018 - Stonebriar Commercial Finance announced the closing of SCFET 2018-1, a $578 million asset-backed securitization transaction. SCFET 2018-1 marks the fourth equipment securitization transaction that Stonebriar has closed in the last 24 months and its first to secure triple-A ratings.
Asset Management Businesses
Cain International Secures £390 Million Development Loan for The Stage
4/17/2018 - Cain International, the diversified real estate investment company, has secured a £390 million development loan for The Stage, its £750 million mixed-use project in London’s Shoreditch.
Security Benefit Derivatives Team Awarded “Insurance Risk Management Team of the Year” by EQDerivatives, Inc.
3/21/2018 - Security Benefit has earned the EQDerivatives 2018 “Insurance Risk Management Team of the Year” award for its risk management program for its fixed indexed annuity products.
Media and Sports
Valence Media Launches to Create New Diversified Media Company
2/1/2018 - Deal merges industry leaders in premium television, film, live entertainment and digital media: Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, dick clark productions and MRC
Kuvare Selects SE2 as Key Technology and Operations Partner
2/1/2018 - SE2 will enable KUVARE to increase its speed to market, improve its digital technology offerings, drive greater process discipline and standardization, and maintain high levels of customer service for its North American insurance clients
Asset Leasing and Financing
Elliott Bay Announces 2017 Activity
1/12/2018 - 37 Properties Acquired and Three Independent Members Join Board of Directors
Security Benefit's Financial Strength Rating Upgraded to A-
12/20/2017 - Balance sheet strength and strong performance cited in revised rating from A.M. Best
Asset Leasing and Financing
Stonebriar Commercial Finance Closes Third Securitization
12/6/2017 - SCFET 2017-2, a $374 million asset-backed securitization transaction, marks the third securitization transaction that Stonebriar has closed in the last 18 months
Asset Management Businesses
CBAM Closes $1 Billion Collateralized Loan Obligation
12/6/2017 - CBAM announced today that is has closed a $1 billion collateralized loan obligation ("CLO"), led by Morgan Stanley. CBAM has now closed four CLOs totaling more than $5.1 billion, making it the largest U.S. issuer of new CLOs in 2017.