saw its stock leap 14 percent, or $2.08, to close at $17 on Tuesday, after a bevy of announcements that included amendments to debt covenants,
Legg Mason made that announcement after the market closed on Monday. It also said it will put in additional support for money market funds holding
securities issued by structured investment vehicles. The Baltimore firm also renewed a deal with a major bank.
The new debt arrangements provide the firm with some "breathing room," Reuters quoted FBR Capital Markets analyst Matt Snowling as saying.
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