2015 - Signature Group Holdings changes its name to Real Industries and its ticker symbol to RELY
2014 - Signature Group Holdings buys Aleris, an Aluminum recycler based in the Cleveland - Akron area of Ohio.
2009 - Fremont General declares bankruptcy and the remainder of company is re-invented as Signature Group Holdings with $907 mill of Net Operating Losses NOLs.
FMT is getting hammered because it is writing sub-prime mortgages. I bet FMT survives.
I was WRONG -- FREMONT GENERAL DID NOT SURVIVE. Let's keep this thread alive.
2008 - Most of the Fremont General S & L branches are sold to Capital Source
1977 - FMT issues stock via an IPO
1959 - FMT starts writing workers compensation business in California
The financial crisis of the 2007 - 2009 kills off Fremont General