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  2. Bear Stearns - Wikipedia

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    Bear Stearns' former offices at 383 Madison Avenue Bear Stearns was founded as an equity trading house on May 1, 1923, by Joseph Ainslie Bear, Robert B. Stearns and Harold C. Mayer with $500,000 in capital (equivalent to $7,952,148 in 2021). Internal tensions quickly arose among the three founders.

  3. Bear Stearns: Its Collapse, Bailout, Winners & Losers

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    Bear Stearns was a global investment bank located in New York City that collapsed during the 2008 financial crisis. The bank was heavily exposed to mortgage-backed securities that turned into...

  4. Bear Stearns collapses, sold to J.P. Morgan Chase - HISTORY

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    On March 16, 2008, Bear Stearns, the 85-year-old investment bank, narrowly avoids bankruptcy by its sale to J.P. Morgan Chase and Co. at the shockingly low price of $2 per share. With a stock...

  5. The stunning downfall of Bear Stearns and its bridge-playing ...

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    Bear Stearns reached a fire sale agreement that Sunday night, March 16, that valued the firm at just $2 per share. (The price was later raised to $10 per share.) The sale was backed by the Fed,...

  6. Dissecting the Bear Stearns Hedge Fund Collapse - Investopedia

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    March 16, 2008 —JPMorgan Chase (JPM) announced that it would acquire Bear Stearns in a stock-for-stock exchange that valued the hedge fund at $2 per share. The Mistakes Made The Bear Stearns...

  7. About Us | Bear Stearns Companies

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    Bear Stearns Is The New Leader In Sustainable Growth The original Bear Stearns was started on May 1, 1923 as a US based Equity Trading house with a partnership between Joseph A. Bear, Robert B. Stearns and Harold C. Mayer. The company thrived in the booming post war capital expansion surge bringing investment options to the masses.

  8. A Look Back At Bear Stearns, Five Years After Its Shotgun ...

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    Five years ago this week, Bear Stearns was sold to JPMorgan Chase at a fire-sale price, after the overnight financing keeping the investment bank afloat dried up. On Friday March 14, 2008, the ...

  9. JPMorgan Chase said Sunday it will acquire rival Bear Stearns in a deal valued at $236.2 million, a stunning collapse for one of the world's largest investment banks.

  10. Alan Schwartz - Wikipedia

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    Alan David Schwartz [1] is an American businessman and is the executive chairman of Guggenheim Partners, an investment banking firm based in Chicago and New York. He was previously the last president and chief executive officer of Bear Stearns when the Federal Reserve Bank of New York forced its March 2008 acquisition by JPMorgan Chase & Co. [2]