Bulge Bracket Bank

Definition & Meaning:

  • The Bulge Bracket bank is the fourth and largest investment bank. It Provide all the services to its potential clients including M&As, Equity and debt capital, Asset management and Restructuring.

  • The Bulge Bracket bank is a multinational investment banking company that offer numerous type of financing and advisory services to its clients. It makes contracts of $1 Billion or above.

  • The banks that maintain the biggest client portfolio inclusive of large organizations, corporations and governments.

  • The type of investment banks that raise capital for the largest clients, but not only that, it also help them taking investment decisions.

Meaning:

The Bulge Bracket Bank is a fourth type of investment bank which is the largest in its nature. Unlike Regional or Elite boutiques, It spread out its service-line all across the globe. These are the most famous and prestigious banking groups worldwide. All the big investment bankers such as JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, are linked with this particular type. The deal-size that it handle go above $1 billion, which confirms its extensive nature. The bulge bracket banks own the highest range of offices and staff members within all countries of the world. They support the giant corporations including public, private and governmental bodies. Their services include financing and advisory solutions. The bugle bracket banks do not only provide huge amount of capital to the clients for their relative needs, they also Advice them over the investment decision making; which means, they tell the clients which opportunities are best of them and how profitable the return could be. For example, Equity and debt security research,
Asset management services, Financial modeling and consulting services for Mergers and Acquisitions, Restructuring services.

Synonyms:

The bulge bracket, Bulge bracket, Bulge bracket banks, Bulge bracket investment banks, Full-Service Investment banks, BB

Examples:

JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, USB Group, Morgan Stanley, BofA Securities.

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