ABN AMRO Hires MD From Moody's

Stephen Roughton-Smith, managing director in European structured finance at Moody's Investors Service, has joined ABN AMRO's structured risk interface (SRI) group in London as a managing director responsible for asset securitization and structured capital products, according to an ABN AMRO official.

  • 14 May 2004
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Stephen Roughton-Smith, managing director in European structured finance at Moody's Investors Service, has joined ABN AMRO's structured risk interface (SRI) group in London as a managing director responsible for asset securitization and structured capital products, according to an ABN AMRO official. Roughton-Smith joins the SRI management team, headed by Karl Guha, and will report to Joe Rizzi, executive v.p. and SRI's global head of structured credit markets in Amsterdam. As a part of the SRI team, Roughton-Smith will work in close partnership with Mike Nawas, global head of asset securitization, and Gavin Alexander, global head of structured capital, according to the ABN AMRO official.

Roughton-Smith focused on esoteric ABS, SIVs, repackaging and monitoring at Moody's. He reported to Frederic Drevon, group managing director of structured finance for Europe, Middle East & Africa.

  • 14 May 2004

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) 4,755 19 11.75
2 Citi 4,288 14 10.60
3 Rabobank 2,633 4 6.51
4 Goldman Sachs 2,615 4 6.46
5 Barclays 2,603 8 6.43

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 82,406.77 239 12.85%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 71,317.58 219 11.12%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 62,984.09 198 9.82%
4 JPMorgan 45,920.23 145 7.16%
5 Credit Suisse 37,235.50 114 5.81%