Lawton Camp Joins Kaye Scholer as Finance Partner

Previously a partner at Allen & Overy, Camp has represented issuers and dealers on several U.S., Canadian and European bank debt and covered bond programs.

O’Brien Leads Colony American Homes Lending Unit

Colony American Homes hired Beth O’Brien to lead its single-family lending unit, Colony American Finance.

Ally Names Brown To Head Dealer Finance Business

Ally Financial announced a shuffling Wednesday at the top of its dealer financial services business. William "Bill" Muir, the current head of the business, plans to retire by the end of the year, the company said in a news release. He will be succeeded by Jeffrey Brown, who is now senior vice president of finance and corporate planning at Ally. …

Guggenheim Hires Deutsche CLO Pro

Guggenheim Securities tapped Mario Verna as a managing director in its fixed income group, focused on CLO originations.

Morningstar Taps S&P Veteran As New CCO

Calvin Wong, formerly of Standard & Poor's, has assumed the role of chief credit officer Morningstar Credit Ratings



CVC Credit Hires for U.S., Europe

Collateralized loan obligation manager CVC Credit Partners has added four new professionals in the U.S. and Europe.

People on the Move

DFG Taps Goldman Vet, Barclays Bulks Up on CMBS, Ares Adds Jeffrey Kramer and the ASF Retains Mike Williams as Policy Adviser

SFIG Taps Ally MD for Exec Post

The Structured Finance Industry Group’s first executive director hails from an issuer.

3i DM Eyes U.S. CLO Big Leagues

But the folks at 3i DM, the debt management arm of private equity firm 3i Group, believe institutional players, including CLOs, will one day provide the bulk of the financing for European subinvestment-grade companies.

REITs: Major Players in 2012?

REITs are an ideal vehicle for bringing in that private capital. However, before this can occur, a couple of things need to happen.