It looks like Bruce Wasserstein's Lazard pulled off the deal of the century. It actually found someone to pay cash money for a piece of Bernie Madoff's investment firm. Boston-based Castor Pollux Securities will pay between $500,000 and $15.5 million for Madoff's market-making business, depending on whether it ever makes any money again. [Bloomberg, NYT]
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