Sep 8, 2008

Alexander Rekeda (structured finance expert) on the 2007 vintage of RMBS

The 2007 vintage of residential mortgage-backed securities is looking to be one of the best vintages in 10 years.

~ Alexander Rekeda, Mizuho Financial Group, interview with Dow Jones Newswires, April 2007

(Quote was cited in WSJ article, "How Mizuho Loved and Lost in CDOs," May 14, 2008, p. C1. "Looking to charge into the red-hot business of subprime debt two years ago, Mizuho Financial Group Inc.'s brokerage poached 11 bankers, traders and salespeople, headed by structured finance ace Alexander Rekeda, from investment bank Calyon.)

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