Editors' picks for the week include an interview with Veritable CEO Michael Stolper and an article on how a spike in mortgage rates could spur M&A activity among nonbank mortgage originators.
I-banks hope to deal in more M&A
After seeing a drop in advisory revenues during 2016, the largest U.S. investment banks are hopeful that revenue from M&A picks up in 2017.
State insurance regulators, legislators among candidates for FIO, FSOC roles
Current and former insurance commissioners and a state legislator are among the candidates to fill key regulatory positions, including the directorship of a potentially re-imagined Federal Insurance Office, according to industry and government sources.
'I drool' over captive finance company profits, says Santander Consumer partner
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV CEO Sergio Marchionne has no plans to launch a captive finance company prior to his planned 2018 retirement, but he suggested that his eventual successor should keep an open mind on the subject.
Mortgage rate spike could spur M&A wave
A spike in mortgage rates since the November 2016 election could spur deal activity among nonbank mortgage originators.
New Veritable-Moelis venture aimed at providing 'springboard' for new managers
In a conversation with S&P Global Market Intelligence, Veritable LP's founder and CEO, Michael Stolper; Moelis Asset Manager Managing Director Christopher Ryan; and Veritable Head of Global Private Market Investing Rob Lazaroff discussed the importance of designing a model that allows managers to enter the market quickly, while providing them with immediate access to infrastructure, legal, IT and communication platforms.