Bear Stearns Asset Management is facing a lawsuit from William Galvin, Massachusetts secretary of state, reports The Boston Globe. The lawsuit accuses BSAM of improper trading with its two collapsed hedge funds. Bear’s High-Grade Structured Credit Strategies Fund and the High-Grade Structured Credit Strategies Enhanced Leveraged Fund went bankrupt earlier this year following losses on mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations.
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Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance
|Rank||Lead Manager||Amount $m||No of issues||Share %|
|1||Bank of America Merrill Lynch||18,561.02||56||11.69%|
|2||Wells Fargo Securities||18,160.90||57||11.44%|