Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD)

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Weyerhaeuser, TRI Pointe Pull the Trigger on Merger

After several months of trying to find a buyer for its home building business, a subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) has signed a definitive agreement to combine with TRI ...
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Companies Raising Over $3 Billion in New Stock Sales

The stock market is looking healthier and healthier again, and it is not just because the S&P 500 is within striking distance of 1,700 and because the DJIA has crossed ...
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Homebuilder IPO Prices Above Estimated Range (TPH)

The first homebuilder initial public offering (IPO) since 2004 can only be described as a huge success. Tri Pointe Homes Inc. (NYSE: TPH) upped its planned offering of 11.7 million ...
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Starwood Acquires Distressed Real Estate Firm

Commercial real-estate firm Starwood Property Trust Inc. (NYSE: STWD) and private equity firm Starwood Capital Group, which are both controlled by Barry Sternlicht, have agreed to pay $1.05 billion for ...
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QE3 May Pose At Least Some Dividend Risks To High-Yield Mortgage REITS (NLY, AGNC, CIM, MFA, STWD, IVR, HTS, CYS, ANH, MORT)

Ben Bernanke and the FOMC delivered today on the promise of quantitative easing to start buying mortgage-backed securities to the tune of $40 billion per month.  The measure would allow for ...
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Are High-Yield Mortgage Dividend REITs Doomed? (NLY, AGNC, HTS, CIM, IVR, RWT, PMT, DX, ARI, STWD, CLNY, CXS, MORT)

There was a development this week in the land of the high-yielding mortgage REITs.  Wealthy and income oriented investors have been flocking to these for years because of their ...
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IPO PRICING: Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD)

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: STWD) has priced its initial public offering of 40,500,000 shares of common stock at a price of $20.00 per share.  This is an externally managed ...
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