“The secondary market as an institution was catalyzed by the problems in M&A and the IPO market, but now what’s driving momentum in the secondary market is that the markets are picking back up,” said Adam Oliveri, managing director, private company market, SecondMarket. Oliveri expects the recent momentum in the IPO market to resume in January after a pause in December. And he predicts that of the potential social networking companies to make a public debut in 2010, Zynga Game Network Inc. is a safer bet than Facebook Inc., LinkedIn Corp. or Twitter Inc. (Subscribers to The Deal Pipeline may read more about Zynga’s recent funding here and its newest backer Digital Sky Technologies here.) The Deal spoke with Oliveri on location at the NYSE Euronext as part of our on-going video series about IPOs.

Recorded at Coleman’s Webinar: “The New 504 Secondary Market Pool Program — Getting Main Street Access to Capital” on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 SBA-504 first mortgage lenders are now able to sell 85% participation interests of individual loans to pool originators. This new program, announced May 13th at the annual NADCO conference in Savannah, covers 504 loans funded after February 17, 2009. Speakers: Bob Judge Partner Government Loan Solutions, Inc. ROBERT JUDGE possesses twenty-five years of fixed income trading and research experience with nationally, and internationally, recognized financial organizations. For the first fifteen years of his career, Bob worked in New York City as an institutional corporate bond trader with Nikko Securities, Yamaichi International, Deutsche Bank and Furman Selz. In October 2006, Bob, along with Scott Evans and Rob Herrick, founded Government Loan Solutions, Inc. (GLS), for the purpose of bringing greater efficiencies and productivity to the SBA marketplace, through the use of technology. Bob holds a BA in Economics from Vassar College and an MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University. Jordan Blanchard CDC Direct Capital (a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDC Small Business Finance) Jordan Blanchard has been involved in SBA 504 lending for the last 20 years. Currently, Jordan is executive vice president and manager of CDC Direct Capital, a wholly owned subsidiary of CDC Small Business Finance Corp. His focus is