US Awards: Best bank overall & Best bank for credit research

Barclays Capital

Just prior to the Credit Awards Americas in 2008, UK bank Barclays acquired the North American investment banking and capital markets business of Lehman Brothers for just $250 million, following that firm’s untimely demise. The deal completed on September 22, 2008, just one week after Lehman filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and saw Barclays gain trading assets worth an estimated $72 billion and trading liabilities worth $68 billion.

Although the acquisition came too

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: