Firms who are no more - The 'Deceased' List (Updated)


A list no firm wants to be on!

This list of 'deceased' asset managers, building societies, commercial banks, hedge funds, investment banks and brokers is no doubt incomplete.

These firms either merged, were taken over, changed their name or were simply closed down.

If you can think of a firm we've missed, simply send us a note at 

Here goes:

A.G. Becker

A.G. Edwards

Adams, Harkness & Co

Aitken Campbell

AJ Bekhor & Co

Akroyds & Smithers

Albert E Sharp

Algemene Bank Nederland NV

Amaranth Investors

Amsterdam Rotterdam Bank NV

ARC Securities

Arnhold & S Bleichroeder Inc

Asahi Bank

Aubrey G Lanston

Auchincloss Kohlmeyer

Bache Commodities

Bache Halsey Stuart Shields

Bache, Halsey, Stuart Shields Model Roland

Banca Della Svizzera Italiana

Banco Ambrosiano Veneto

Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG

Bank of Boston

Bank of Credit and Commerce Emirates

Bank of Credit and Commerce International

Bank of New England

Bank One

Bank of Tokyo

Bankers Trust

Banque Brussels Lambert

Banque Francaise de L'Orient

Banque Indosuez

Banque National de Paris

Barclays Global Investors

Barclays de Zoete Wedd


Barnett Bank

Bear Stearns

Bisgood Bishop

Bloxham Stockbrokers

Blythe Eastman Dillon


Bowles Hollowell

Bradford and Bingley Building Society


British & Commonwealth Merchant Bank

British Linen Bank

Britannia Building Society

Broadview Associates

Buckmaster & Moore

Burns Fry

Butcher Singer

Butler Til

C.E. Unterberg, Towbin

Calyon Securities

Canadian Commerical Bank

Capel Cure Myers

Cargill Investor Services

Carlyle Capital

Carter Hayden Stone

Caspian Securities

Cater Allen 

Cazenove & Co

CDC Ixis

Charles Fulton & Co

Chartered WestLB

Charterhouse Tilney

Cheltenham and Gloucester Building Society

Chemical Bank

Chicago Corp.

Chicago Reasearch & Trading Group

Chuo Trust & Banking

Citicorp Scrimgeour Vickers

Clariden Leu

Cogan Berlind Weill

Cohen, Duffy & McGowan

Collins Stewart

Colonial State Bank

Commerce Bank

Commerzbank Securities

Commodities Corporation 

Continental Bank


Corney Gilbert & Shankey

County NatWest

Craigie Inc

Credit Commercial de France


Credit Lyonnais

Credit Suisse Financial Products

Credit Suisse First Boston

Crocker Bank

Currency Brokers International

Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank

Dain Bosworth / Dain Rauscher Wessels

Daniels & Bell Inc

Darier Hentsch & Cie

Dawney Day

Dean Witter

Dillon Read

Dillon Read Capital Management

Dominion Securites

Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette

Down, de Boer and Duckett Limited

Dresdner Bank

Dresdner Kleinwort Benson

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein

Drexel Burnham Lambert

Drysdale Securities

Dupont & Co

Durlacher & Co

EDOMA Partners

Edwards & Hanley

EF Hutton

Enskilda Securities


European American Bank

Everen Securities

Exco International

Faulkner, Dawkins & Sullivan

Fenn & Crosthwaite

Ferris Baker Wats

Fielding Newson Smith 

First Boston

First Interstate Bank

First Maryland

First National Bank of Boston

First National Bank of Chicago

First National Bank in Dallas

First National City Bank

First City National Bank of Houston

First of Michigan Corporation

First Union Bank


Fortis Bank

Foster & Marshall

Foxpitt Kelton

Francis I du Pont & Co

Franklin National

French American Banking Corp.

F. S. Smithers

Fuji Bank

Fulton Prebon

Fundamental Brokers

Furman Selz


Generale Bank

Giles & Cresswell

Global Trust Bank

Goodbody & Co

Gradison & Company

Granville Davis

Greenwich NatWest

Grieveson Grant

Gruntal & Co

Guinness Mahon

Halsey, Stuart & Co.

Hambrecht & Quist


Hamershlag, Kempner and Co

Harlow Butler

Harlow Ueda Savage

Harold Rattle & Co

Harris & Partners

Hayden Stone

Hemphill Noyes

Henry Ansbacher & Co

Herzfeld & Stern

Herzog Heine Geduld

Hill Samuel

Hirsch & Co

Hoare Govett

Hornblower Weeks


Industrial Bank of Japan

ING Barings

Investors Bank & Trust

Irving Trust

ISIS Asset Management

Ivory & Sime

J.B Hanauer

J. Henry Schroder & Co

J & W Seligman & Co

Jack White & Co

James Capel

Johnson Matthey Bank

Joseph Sebag

Kaufman Bros

Kemper Securities

Kenny & Branisel

Kidder Peabody

Killik, Haley

Kirkland Whittaker

Kleiner Bell

Kleinwort Grieveson Securities Ltd

Kuhn, Loeb & Co

LaSalle Bank

Lasker, Stone & Stern

Laing & Cruickshank

Lasser Marshall

Laurence Prust & Co

Laurie Millbank

Leef, Berkman

Lehman Brothers

Lewco Securities


Liberty Eurasia

Lloyds Bank International

Lombard Odier

Lyddon & Co

Loeb Rhodes

Long Term Capital Management

Long Term Credit Bank


Mabon Nugent Godsell

Manufacturers Hanover Trust

Marine Midland

Marshall & Ilsley

Martins Bank

Mayer & Schweitzer Inc

McLeod Yong Weir Ltd

Medwin and Lowy


Mercantile Bank

Mercury Asset Management

M F Global

Midland Bank

Midland Montague

Midland Walwyn

Mitsubishi Bank


Montgomery Securities

Morgan Grenfell & Co

Morgan Keegan

Moseley Hallgarten Estabrook & Weedon

Mullens & Co

National Bank of Detroit

National Provincial Bank

National Westminster Bank USA


Natexis Banque Popularies

NatWest Markets

Nesbitt Thomson

Nikko Europe Plc

Nippon Credit Bank

Noonan, Astley & Pearce Inc.

Nordic Bank

Norstar Bank

Northern Trust

Northcote & Co

Northland Bank

Norwest Corporation

O'Connor & Associates

Orion Bank

Österreichische Länderbank

Pacific Growth Securities



Parker / Hunter

PB Securities

Peloton Partners

Pember & Boyle

Penney Easton

Pequot Capital Management

Peregrine Securities

Phillips & Drew

Philpot, Jupe & Co

Pidgeon De Smit

Pike and Bryant

Pinchen Denny

P.N. Kemp-Gee & Co

Prescott, Ball & Turben

Prudential Bache

Purcell Graham & Co

Putnam Lovell

Quadrex Securities

Quilter Goodison

R. Layton

Rauscher Pierce Refnes


Republic National Bank of Dallas

Republic National Bank of New York

Revolution Partners

Reynders, Gray & Co

Reynolds Securities

Richardson Greenshields

Riggs National Bank

RMJ Securities

Robinson Humphrey

Robert Fleming & Co

Robert White & Co

Robertson Stephens

Rowe & Pitman

Royal SunAlliance Investment Management

Rudolf Wolff & Co

Ryan Beck & Co 

Sakura Bank

Salomon Brothers

Sambourne & Co

Samuel Montagu

Sanwa Bank

Saudi International Bank

Savory Milln

Scandinavian Bank

Schroder Securities

Scrimgeour Kemp Gee

Scrimgeour Vickers

Security Pacific

Seymour Pierce Butterfield Ltd

SG Warburg

Shearson, Hammill

Sherwood Securities 

Simons & MacClymont

Singer & Friedlander

Smith Barney

Smith Bros Limited

Smith New Court

Soleil Securities

Spear Leeds & Kellogg

Spencer Thornton & Co

Standard Chartered Merchant Bank

Stanford Group

State Bank of Victoria

Steiner, Rouse & Company

Stillman Maynard & Co

Straumur Burdaras

Strauss Turnbull

Sutherlands Ltd

Sutro & Co

Svenska International

Swiss Bank Corporation

Teather & Greenwood

Terra Securities

Texas Commerce

Theodoor Gilissen Securities

Thomas Weisel Partners

Thomson McKinnon

Tokai Bank

Toyo Trust and Banking

Torrie & Co

Touche Remnant


Trinkaus & Burkhardt

Troster Singer

Tucker Anthony

Tullett & Tokyo

Underhill & LeMare

United Bank of Kuwait

Van Kampen Investments

Varna Doe Chisholm

Vickers da Costa

Vivian Gray


Wagenseller & Durst

Wagner Stott

Warburg Dillon Read

Washington Mutual

Wasserstein Perella & Co

Wedd Durlacher Mordaunt

Wessels, Arnold & Henderson


WestLB Panmure

West Merchant Bank

Westminster Bank

Wheat First Securities

White Weld & Co

WI Carr

Williams de Broe

Williams & Glyns Bank

Wilson & Watford

Wintrust Securities

Wood Gundy

Wood Mackenzie

Woolf, Christy & Co

Woolwich Building Society

Yamaichi Securities 

Yasuda Bank

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