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 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 120,318.45 348 12.72%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 104,269.08 299 11.02%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 88,761.07 266 9.38%
4 JPMorgan 69,240.12 209 7.32%
5 Credit Suisse 51,560.77 157 5.45%