Collateral Calls Follow Ambac Rating Cuts

  • 08 Jul 2008
Ambac Financial Group says it has enough cash on hand to meet $776 million collateral calls that came after the bond insurer recently was stripped of its AAA ratings. Michael Callen, ceo, said in a statement that Ambac has “ample liquidity to manage our commitments going forward.” But ...

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