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) 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

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1 Citi 120,126.76 346 12.85%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 99,988.41 288 10.70%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 88,516.28 265 9.47%
4 JPMorgan 69,113.88 208 7.39%
5 Credit Suisse 51,313.00 155 5.49%