sexta-feira, 16 de abril de 2010

Grécia não é a notícia do dia

Hoje, vêm do outro lado do Atlântico: Goldman Sachs acusada de fraude pelo SEC (Security Exchange Comission):

According to the SEC's complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the marketing materials for the CDO known as ABACUS 2007-AC1 (ABACUS) all represented that the RMBS portfolio underlying the CDO was selected by ACA Management LLC (ACA), a third party with expertise in analyzing credit risk in RMBS. The SEC alleges that undisclosed in the marketing materials and unbeknownst to investors, the Paulson & Co. hedge fund, which was poised to benefit if the RMBS defaulted, played a significant role in selecting which RMBS should make up the portfolio.

The SEC's complaint alleges that after participating in the portfolio selection, Paulson & Co. effectively shorted the RMBS portfolio it helped select by entering into credit default swaps (CDS) with Goldman Sachs to buy protection on specific layers of the ABACUS capital structure. Given that financial short interest, Paulson & Co. had an economic incentive to select RMBS that it expected to experience credit events in the near future. Goldman Sachs did not disclose Paulson & Co.'s short position or its role in the collateral selection process in the term sheet, flip book, offering memorandum, or other marketing materials provided to investors.

Investors in the liabilities of ABACUS are alleged to have lost more than $1 billion.

A quem é que a Goldman se esqueceu de pagar na administração Obama?

2 comentários:

Sérgio disse...

Parece que o Sr. Max Keiser que no seu estilo muito próprio sempre gritou e gritou quase com as orbitas a saltarem-lhe (quase literalmente) que a Goldman Sachs são uns patifes e ladrões que deviam ser presos e decapitados afinal até tinha razão...

Nuno Branco disse...

Isso não era segredo nenhum. Mas sempre foi assumido pelos mercados que a Goldman tinha as costas largas.