Fingerpointing Underway For Subprime Meltdown

  • 27 Jul 2007
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Market participants are trying to shift blame away from themselves as the subprime market continues to become unglued, reports BusinessWeek.com. Rating agencies, hedge funds, lenders and homeowners all deserve blame for the current market environment – yet nobody is being held accountable. In the end, accountability may come down to litigation. “Ultimately,” says attorney Jacob Zamansky, “Wall Street must be held responsible. It facilitates these loans.”

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  • 27 Jul 2007

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 7,026 25 11.95
2 Citi 6,449 21 10.96
3 BNP Paribas 5,093 18 8.66
4 Barclays 4,040 11 6.87
5 Lloyds Bank 3,615 14 6.15

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 108,190.43 309 12.88%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 95,782.14 279 11.40%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 80,847.28 245 9.63%
4 JPMorgan 58,524.24 184 6.97%
5 Credit Suisse 43,977.05 134 5.24%