Bear Stearns Makes $1 Billion Bet on Continued Subprime Woes

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The Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal give complementary updates on the unraveling of the Bear Stearns subprime hedge funds, the larger of which was the high grade structured credit Strategies Enhanced Leverage Fund. Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank put up over $1 billion in assets seized from the funds for sale today.

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June 2007 – Amid losses in its portfolio, the Bear Stearns High-Grade Structured Credit Fund receives a $1.6 billion bait out from Bear Stearns, which would help it to meet margin calls while it.

Thus one chief executive, recounting his investment firm’s decision to spurn an offer of securities backed by subprime (low-quality) mortgages from Bear Stearns, a large investment bank.

Bear Stearns, bitten badly by the housing crash, is short more than $1 billion on subprime mortgage securities – a big bet by the investment bank that the woes that have driven a historic.

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