Bear Stearns is one of the leading stock brokerage firms in the United States. Bear Stearns was incorporated in the year 1923. It is headquartered in New York City. The Bear Stearns Companies, Incorporated is the holding company of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc.
Bear Stearns is regarded as one of the biggest stock brokerage firms and global investment banks all over the world. The common stock of Bear Stearns is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BSC.
The principal business domains of Bear Stearns are wealth management, capital market, and global clearing services. The capital market services offered by Bear Stearns deal with investment banking, fixed income, equity investment services, and research services.
The financial products and services offered by Bear Stearns can be categorized into the following types:
Private Client Services
Investment Advisory Offerings
Investment Advisor Services
Prime Brokerage Services
The subsidiary companies under Bear Stearns are the following:
Bear Stearns Commercial Mortgage
Bear Stearns Asset Management
Bear Stearns Residential Mortgage Corporation
Bear Stearns Japan, Ltd.
Bear Stearns Securities Corporation
EMC Mortgage Corporation
Custodial Trust Company
The principal competitors of Bear Stearns include the following:
Banc of America Securities
JP Morgan Chase
Presently, there are 15,000 employees working under Bear Stearns all over the world. The overseas branches of Bear Stearns are located in the following areas:
S o Paulo
At present, the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bear Stearns is James E. Cayne. Contact Details: Bear Stearns
383 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10179
Tel: (212) 272-2000
Last Updated on : 27th June 2013