The New IPO: a 144A With a Promise
- FBR Hires Two Former Freddie MBS Traders. // National Mortgage News;1/17/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p3
The article informs that Friedman Billings Ramsey Group Inc. (FBR) has said that it is creating a new institutional mortgage-backed securities trading business in conjunction with its hiring of two key executives from Freddie Mac's former securities sales and trading group. The new business,...
- Shares of Friedman Billings soar 22%, outpacing market. Padgett, Tania // American Banker;11/9/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 215, p40
Reports on the increase in share prices for Friedman Billings Ramsey & Co.' stocks. Merger speculation as a factor to the share increase; Prospective buyers for Friedman Billings; Trading pattern for Friedman Billing shares.
- Friedman Billings to Hire 60 Bankers. // American Banker;2/26/2004, Vol. 169 Issue 38, p20
Reports the plans of Friedman, Billings Ramsey Group Inc. to hire 60 bankers and win more merger advisory work. Sectors the underwriter of U.S. initial public offerings wants to cover; Financial information about the company; Comments of senior managing director, Phil Facchina.
- ABS Demand Falls Sharply. Collins, Brian // National Mortgage News;7/30/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 43, p1
The article reports on the decline in the issuance of subprime mortgage-backed securities (MBS) for the first half of 2007 following the implementation of a tighter underwriting standards in the U.S. It cites the Friedman Billings Ramsey Group Inc. (FBR) report indicating that MBS issuance...
- new issue. // International Dictionary of Finance, 4th Edition;2003, p188
Information on the term new issue is presented. It refers to the sale of securities to raise new or additional capital, either by way of placing, an offer for subscription or a rights issue. The term may also refer to the flotation of the existing securities of a company on a stock exchange or...
- FBR Readies IPO of Capital Markets Unit. Mazzucca, Tim // American Banker;4/11/2007, Vol. 172 Issue 69, p3
The article discusses the decision by Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group Inc. to sell a portion of its capital markets unit, FBR Capital Markets Corp., in an initial public offering. Friedman plans to sell just enough of the stock remain the majority owner. A spokeswoman for the company said that...
- WHO'S HOT. // Investment Dealers' Digest;12/6/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 47, p31
This article presents the ranking of brokerage stocks, ranked according to their performance. The first firm in the ranking is Southwest Securities Group Inc. whose ticker symbol is SWS, % change is 7.972, year-to-date change is 23.258, 52 week low is 12.92 and 52 week high is 21.31. Friedman...
- Events Raise Questions About FBR's Outlook. Lugo, Denise // Investment Dealers' Digest;5/2/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 17, p32
Reports on the departure of Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group Inc. co-founder Emanuel Friedman from the company in Arlington, Virginia. First quarter earnings expected from the company; Dismissal of analyst Susan Kalla from the firm for not disclosing stock trades in her own account; Claim of...
- GOLDEN STATE GETS BUY RATING FROM FBR. // National Mortgage News;10/30/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p94
Reports that Friedman Billings Ramsey & Co. Inc. reiterated its Buy ratings on the shares of Golden State Bancorp and its 12-month price target of $25 per share. Increase in the prices of the Golden State shares; Financial status of the company; Risks associated with Golden State investment.