Milwaukee County Officials Back Up Bear Stearns Pick

Shields, Yvette
July 2004
Bond Buyer;7/19/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31928, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that Milwaukee County produced records that showed Bear, Stearns and Co. Inc. received the top score in the county's competitive selection process that was conducted on a general obligation refunding in Wisconsin. County's hiring of auditors Virchov Krause and Associates to review the deal and Bear's pricing; Controversy behind the county's misfiling of the records documenting why Bear Stearns had been top ranked; Criteria used in reviewing proposals submitted by various broker-dealers interested in underwriting the country's deal.


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