French Brokerage Announces Intent to Acquire Chapdelaine & Cos

Walker, Susanne
December 2004
Bond Buyer;12/21/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32034, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports that Viel &amap; Cie, a Paris-based brokerage firm, yesterday announced it had signed a letter of intent to acquire New York-based Chapdelaine & Co. Chapdelaine specializes in brokering fixed-income products, municipals, derivatives and government and equity securities. Chapdelaine's trading structure includes a short-term desk, which specializes in securities maturing within the first seven years of the yield curve. It also has a national desk, which focuses on securities maturing between eight and 17 years. The firm's dollar-bond desk trades securities maturing within 18 to 40 years from the day of issuance.


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