In the New England area, Morgan Stanley & Co. led all advisers with two
Two big deals accounted for the majority of bank advisory work in the
Morgan Stanley headed the charts for its role as adviser to the sellers
Salomon Brothers Inc. ranked second for its work with Fleet.
Merrill Lynch & Co. took the third spot, advising the Bank of Boston on
Goldman Sachs & Co. and Smith Barney Inc. tied for fourth, advising on
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods placed sixth, with five deals - the highest
Schroder Wertheim and Tucker Anthony Inc. tied for seventh for their
Schroder joined Merrill Lynch in advising the Bank of Boston, while
M.A. Schapiro ranked ninth, with two deals totaling $206.2 million.
Schapiro advised People's Heritage Financial Corp. in its $170.7 million
To close out the top 10, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. advised Putnam