Tuesday, September 16, 2008

R.I.P. Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch: The Real Wall Street Tombstone

Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch (Piece Fenner & Beane) now join all the other investment banks which have lost their independence either through dissolution or acquisition.

A.G. Becker
A.G. Edwards & Co.
Alex Brown & Co.
August Belmont & Co.
Bear Stearns
Blyth & Co.
Bond & Goodwin.
Clark & Dodge
Dean Witter
Dillon Read
Donaldson Lufkin & Jeanette
Drexel Burnham Lambert
Eastman Dillon Union Securities
E. I. DuPont & Co.
First Boston
Glore Forman
Goodbody & Co.
Halsey Stuart
Hambrecht & Quist
Harriman Ripley
Hayden Stone
Hemphill Noyes
Henry Clews & Co.
Herzog, Heine & Geduld
Hornblower Weeks
Ira Haupt & Co.
Jay Cooke & Co.
Jeffries & Co.
Kuhn Loeb
Lee Higginson
Loeb Rhodes
McDonnell & Co.
Montgomery Securities
Neuberger Berman
Nuveen & Co.
Oppenheimer & Co.
Paine Webber Jackson & Curtis
Robertson Stephens
Robinson Humphreys
J & W Seligman
Salomon Brothers
Smith Barney
Stone & Webster
White Weld
William D. Ritter & Co.
J. R. Williston & Beane

The Survivors (for now)

Brown Brothers Harriman
Goldman Sachs
Lazard Freres
Morgan Stanley
Stevens, Inc.
Charles Schwarb & Co.

Bank of America
J.P. Morgan Chase


Swiss banks

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