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Berliner Consulting has moved to join Manhattan Advisory Services Inc. (MASI).
As of July 18, 2011, Berliner Consulting & Research will be absorbed into Manhattan Advisory Services, a subsidiary of Manhattan Capital Markets.  The firm will continue to focus on the mortgage and MBS markets, with a focus on originator hedging and support; security valuation; and investment selection and management.
Our location and contact information will remain the same, along with our devotion to providing superior service to our clients and associates.
Wiley Announces Release of Second Edition of Mortgage-Backed Securities Text by Fabozzi, Bhattacharya, and Berliner
The second edition of Mortgage-Backed Securities:  Products, Structuring, and Analytical Techniques was recently released by John Wiley & Sons.  The book, coauthored by Frank Fabozzi, Anand Bhattacharya, and William Berliner, addresses a variety of topics important to the understanding of mortgages and MBS, particularly in light of the financial crisis that began in 2007.
“The new edition of the book addresses many of the major changes that have taken place in the MBS and financial markets since the first edition was published,” said Berliner, who is also a columnist for Asset Securitization Report.  “In particular, the way prepayment and credit behavior is understood and measured has been overturned by recent events.  We also wanted to enhance the sections on how relative value is measured and compared, which led us to write a completely new chapter on evaluating Non-Agency MBS.“
The first edition of the book, published in 2007, was named one of the top ten finance books for that year by RiskBooks.  The book is available at bookstores, through Wiley’s web site.
This whole site has nothing to do with the former business it was made for. If there are questions, please message me. I live in Germany and bought this domain some time ago.