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Streetwise reporter Niall McGee (Peter Power For the Globe and Mail)

Streetwise reporter Niall McGee

(Peter Power For the Globe and Mail)

Niall McGee

Capital Markets Reporter

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Investigation: Home Capital mortgage lender was mere hours away from collapse

In the early hours of Monday, May 1, exhausted representatives for Home Capital and a group of lenders hung up the phone in frustration. A deal to give the company an emergency $2-billion loan appeared to be falling apart. Directors at the mortgage firm felt that without the money, they wouldn’t be able to open for business a few hours later

May 13, 2017

Home Capital scrambles for buyer as deposits fall further

The company is pitching a variety of financial institutions on a rescue package, but investment banking sources say its best bet may be to break up the company and sell portions of its mortgage portfolio to regional financial institutions

Apr 28, 2017

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nmcgee@globeandmail.com

Niall McGee joined the Globe and Mail in 2014 as a capital markets reporter. Previously, he spent a decade at Business News Network (BNN) as a reporter and segment producer. In 2016, he won a National Newspaper Award (NNA) in business alongside veteran reporter Jacquie McNish for an investigative series into alleged insider trading at online gambling company Amaya Inc. Niall has also written extensively about mental health and cancer, and is a melanoma survivor. He grew up in Donegal, Ireland.

 

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