Recent News Releases



May 18, 2020

Värde Views: Unprecedented Government Intervention Will Not Prevent Historic Wave of Defaults

Värde Partners today shares a discussion with Partners and Deputy Chief Investment Officers Brad Bauer and Giuseppe Naglieri on the impact of government intervention to date and why they believe these actions, while necessary, have limitations in their collective ability to prevent a wave of defaults as the credit cycle plays out.

April 27, 2020

Värde Partners Co-CEO and CIO Participates in Milken Institute Credit Panel

SINGAPORE – Värde Partners is pleased to share that Co-CEO and CIO Ilfryn Carstairs participated in The Milken Institute’s recent webcast titled “The Global Credit Crunch.”

April 9, 2020

Värde Views: Phases of a Credit Cycle – A Map of What’s to Come

Värde Partners today shares an update from Co-CEOs George G. Hicks and Ilfryn C. Carstairs on the current market environment and state of the business, setting out the phases of a credit cycle and what to expect as it evolves.

February 19, 2020

Värde Partners and J.C. Flowers Agree to Sell Fairstone Financial Holdings Inc. to Duo Bank of Canada

NEW YORK – An investor group led by J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC, a leading private investment firm specializing in the financial services industry, and Värde Partners, Inc., a leading global alternative investment firm, today announced that they have reached a definitive agreement to sell Fairstone Financial Holdings Inc. (“Fairstone” or “the Company”) to Duo Bank of Canada, a Toronto-based financial services provider supported by Stephen Smith, Centerbridge Partners L.P. and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

February 3, 2020

Värde Partners Founder on Leaving a Lasting Legacy

Alt Credit sits down with the co-CEO George Hicks of Värde Partners, for an appropriately wide ranging discussion of the credit markets, as he prepares to take a back seat after nearly a quarter century at the helm of the firm.

January 13, 2020

Värde Partners Acquires Grade A Office Building in Mumbai

MUMBAI – Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm, today announced the acquisition of Lodha Excelus, New Cuffe Parade (”LNCP”) from the Lodha Group.