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HSBC Sells US Mortgages to Credit Suisse

HSBC Sells US Mortgages to Credit Suisse

HSBC has agreed to sell mortgages worth $1.6 billion to DLJ Mortgage Capital, a subsidiary of Credit Suisse. The loans are part of HSBC’s U.S Consumer and Mortgage lending portfolio. HSBC will receive $1.495 billion as part of the deal which will used to clear some of the debt.

“HSBC has agreed to sell mortgages worth $1.6 billion to DLJ Mortgage Capital, a subsidiary of Credit Suisse.”

~ Forbes

This sale will now bring the total outstanding loans for the U.S CML unit to below $5.7 billion. In the late 2008, the outstanding loans for the US unit was at a peak of $62 billion.  HSBC used to have a huge presence in the US mortgage industry prior to the economic downturn of 2008.

Related Reports: Forbes, Reuters

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