Credit Suisse First Boston held tight to its No. 1 spot in the public and Rule 144A asset-backed market, underwriting $37. 8 billion in 1999, according to preliminary findings from Thomson Financial Securities Data.
CSFB issued 180 deals year-to-date and is responsible for a 14.5 % share of the market for 1999. Of the combined total, 102 were public deals.