Investors who purchase distressed loans at a discount are among those in a good position to sense how problem assets might best be resolved, and one of these players believes more aggressive refis and mods and fewer government constraints on lending could help.

“Back off just a little bit and let business be done,” said Gus Altuzarra, CEO, Vertical Capital Markets. “I'm all in favor of doing it the right way and prudently but there's a lot of regulation today.”

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