Surge In CDO-Related Lawsuits Expected

Lawsuits by unhappy investors against the sponsors of collateralized debt obligations are likely to surge in 2009 and 2010 as the value of CDOs continue to sink, according to Sanford C. Bernstein.

  • 11 Nov 2008
Lawsuits by unhappy investors against the sponsors of collateralized debt obligations are likely to surge in 2009 and 2010 as the value of CDOs continue to sink, according to Sanford C. Bernstein. The largest sponsors of CDOs—Merrill Lynch, UBS and Citigroup—also have the most CDOs in default, with ...

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3 Citi 5,130 13 8.76
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