The following firms have been approved and qualified by the State Treasurer's Office to provide professional services to the State Treasurer’s Office regarding Commonwealth of Massachusetts bond sales or its borrowing programs. Each firm was selected via a competitive Request for Qualifications (RFQ).

 

Underwriters

Senior Managers:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Citibank Global Markets

Jefferies & Co.

JP Morgan

Morgan Stanley

RBC Capital Markets

Wells Fargo

 

Co-Senior Managers:

Barclays

M.R. Beal & Co.

Ramirez & Co.

Raymond James Morgan Keegan

Siebert Brandford Shank & Co.

 

Co-Managers:

Cabrera Capital Markets

CastleOak Securities

Corby Capital Markets

Deutsche Bank AG

Eastern Bank Capital Markets

Edward Jones

Estrada Hinojosa & Co.

Fidelity Capital Markets

Jackson Securities

Janney Montgomery Scott

Lebenthal & Co.

Loop Capital Markets

Mesirow Financial

Oppenheimer & Co.

Piper Jaffray

Prager & Co.

Rice Financial Products

Robert W. Baird & Co.

Roosevelt & Cross

Stifel Nicolaus

TD Securities

US Bankcorp

Williams Capital Group

 

The following firms have been pre-qualified as Selling Group Members:

Drexel Hamilton

Sandgrain Securities

Southwest Securities

Stern Brothers Co.

 

Bond Counsel

Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

McCarter & English LLP

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.

Nixon Peabody LLP

 

Disclosure Counsel

Primary Counsel: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.

Back-Up Counsel: Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

 

Bank Liquidity / Commercial Paper Counsel

Primary Counsel: Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Back-Up Counsel: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.

 

Swap Counsel

Primary Counsel: Nixon Peabody LLP

Back-Up Counsel: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.

 

Underwriters’ Counsel

The following firms have been pre-qualified by the State Treasurer's Office to provide counsel services to a syndicate of firms underwriting a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Bond Sale:

Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Foley & Lardner LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Law Offices of Joseph C. Reid, PA

McCarter & English LLP

Nixon Peabody LLP

 

Financial Advisors

Andrew Kalotay & Associates

Public Financial Management

Public Resources Advisory Group

 

Swap Advisors

Public Financial Management

Swap Financial Group

 


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Last Revised: 07/11/2012


 

Disclaimer: The information is provided for quick reference only and is not an exhaustive compilation of information for any particular bond issue. It does not purport to present full and fair disclosure with respect to Commonwealth of Massachusetts debt within the meaning of applicable securities laws.