State Sues BSAM

  • 19 Nov 2007
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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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  • 19 Nov 2007

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 9,725 17 21.27
2 JP Morgan 4,494 5 9.83
3 Citi 4,296 9 9.40
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 3,067 11 6.71
5 Lloyds Bank 2,346 10 5.13

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 57,366.84 164 11.60%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 52,729.86 138 10.66%
3 JPMorgan 39,180.32 110 7.92%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 38,199.10 112 7.73%
5 Credit Suisse 30,637.75 72 6.20%