Bear Hires HSBC Vet To Lead Metals Push

Terzo, Gerelyn
January 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;1/9/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that Bear Stearns Cos. Inc. continues to diversify its revenue streams, expanding its push into the lucrative commodities business by forming a global metals trading operation based in New York and London, England. Bear Stearns's foray into metals trading follows the investment bank's September, 2005 unveiling of CalBear, an energy trading platform, which is to begin operating later the first quarter of 2006. Bear intends to launch its metals trading business next month in New York, and then build its desk in London.


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