The Financial Markets Advisory Group provides a wide range of advisory, capital markets and innovative consulting solutions for its clients, which include banks, insurance companies, official institutions, and other financial intermediaries. Hatami is a member of Black Rock’s Global Operating Committee and Human Capital Committee.Prior to joining Black Rock in New York in 2010, Mr. Appellants purchased financial instruments, mainly issued by the defendant banks, that carried a rate of return indexed to the London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”), which approximates the average rate at which a group of designated banks can borrow money. (f/k/a Banc of America Securities LLC) (additional counsel for the many parties and amici are listed in Appendix A).
His team’s responsibilities include the sourcing and sale of REO, commercial, C&I and residential loans as well as equipment lease and finance business. Sledge has originated and closed billions of dollars of commercial, residential, C&I, and equipment lease and loan sales. Sledge represents banks, special servicers, private equity funds and other financial institutions nation-wide. Sledge also originates debt placement mandates on behalf of Mission’s Debt and Equity Finance Group. Sledge received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Alabama with an emphasis in Corporate Financial Management and Real Estate. Bostic is the Managing Director of Sales & Trading for Mission and has over 25 years of mortgage trading, risk management and operational management experience working for major financial firms and investment banks, including Credit Suisse, DLJ, Bayview Financial, Ocwen Financial, and Prudential Home Mortgage. A., and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. Mishkin on the brief), Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York, NY, for Defendants–Appellees Bank of America Corporation, Bank of America, N. Brossman Howard Brownstein The Ozer Group/Paragon Capital, LLC - David Bunting Donald R. Goffman Stutman, Treister & Glatt, PC Dickinson Wright PLLC David K. The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Buchwald, J.) dismissed the litigation in its entirety on the ground that the complaints failed to plead antitrust injury, which is one component of antitrust standing.