It's official. Credit Suisse First Boston was the No.1 underwriter in 1999 according to ABS league tables supplied by Thomson Financial Securities Data.
CSFB was responsible for $37.8 billion worth of business in asset-backed debt in both the public and Rule 144A market. With 102 transactions it was ranked first in public deals, claiming 15.4% of the market share. Looking at the private side, CSFB was rated No. 2 with 78 deals and $7.6 billion worth of business. (See tables on p. 10.)