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February 14, 2016 8:06 AM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of The Bear Stearns Companies, LLC

Company Overview

The Bear Stearns Companies, LLC operates as an investment banking, securities and derivatives trading, and clearance and brokerage company. It operates through Capital Markets, Global Clearing Services, and Wealth Management segments. The Capital Markets segment comprises equities, fixed income, and investment banking operations. Fixed income operations include participating in the auction of, and maintaining proprietary positions in, U.S. treasury bills, notes, bonds, and stripped principal and coupon securities; purchase and origination of commercial and residential mortgage loans; dealing in tax-exempt and taxable municipal securities and instruments; offering hedging and arbitrage servic...

383 Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10179

United States

Founded in 1923

13,834 Employees





Key Executives for The Bear Stearns Companies, LLC

Head of Fixed Income Distribution for Europe
Chief Executive of the Investment Bank's Business - Asia
Age: 48
Chairman of Bear Stearns Asset Management and Chief Executive Officer of Bear Stearns Asset Management
Age: 72
President of Asian Operations and Senior Managing Director
Senior Managing Director
Age: 63
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

The Bear Stearns Companies, LLC Key Developments

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston to Receive More Than $110.7 Million in Private-Label MBS Suit

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston agreed to settle its claims against various defendants regarding investments in private-label MBS, for a net amount of $110.7 million. The FHLB will continue its private-label MBS litigation against various securities dealers, underwriters, control persons, issuers/depositors and credit rating agencies. According to the FHLB's Form 10-K filed March 23, defendants in the private-label MBS litigation include some of the large institutions, their affiliates and subsidiaries and/or defendants under their control or under the control of their affiliates or subsidiaries. Among them are JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse (USA) Inc. Other defendants include Barclays Capital Inc., Nomura Holding America Inc., RBS Holdings USA Inc., UBS AmericasInc., Bear Stearns Cos. LLC, DB Structured Products Inc., DB U.S. Financial Market Holding Corp., EMC Mortgage Corp., Impac Mortgage Holdings Inc. and WaMu Capital Corp.

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