The Fall of Lehman Brothers

In Focus

  • Risky Real Estate Deals Helped Doom Lehman Wednesday, 17 Sep 2008 | 2:06 PM ET

    Significant losses that Lehman Brothers suffered from its part of the acquisition of a national apartment portfolio helped to bring down the investment bank, reports the NY Times.


  • Lehman Brothers Fuels Wall Street Confidence Crisis Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 4:12 PM ET

    Lehman Brothers may find itself on more secure ground, but its poor showing in the second quarter has undermined confidence in banks and brokerages and left investors wondering what to believe about the state of the credit crisis.

  • Shakes Up in Top Brass, But Investors Wary Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 12:09 PM ET
    Erin Callan

    Lehman Brothers Holdings has pushed out its chief financial officer, Erin Callan, and chief operating officer, Joseph Gregory, amid a persistent clamor over the company's weak performance.

  • Lehman Weighs Sale of Investment Management Unit Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | 9:00 PM ET
    Lehman Brothers

    Officials at Lehman Brothers have held conversations about the possible sale of the firm's entire investment-management division, according to a people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Street Prepares for Worst As Deal Stalls Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | 1:26 PM ET
    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

    Wall Street seemed to be preparing for a bankruptcy filing by Lehman Brothers on Sunday as a special trading session for credit default swaps was called.


    Lehman Brothers, which filed for bankruptcy Sunday to became the largest casualty of the global credit crisis, is still trying to sell its asset management business, including the crown jewel, Neuberger Berman.

  • Lehman Puts Itself on the Block, Shops for Suitors
    Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 5:53 AM ET

    Lehman Brothers, which is actively shopping the entire firm, is unlikely to remain independent much longer.


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