SIVs: Could you survive a financial collapse?

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The newspapers are suddenly full of worries about structured investment vehicles (SIVs). These are huge, risky investment instruments used by large banks and hedge funds. But fund managers of major companies have invested in money markets, which in turn—unknown to the company fund managers—have invested in the risky SIVs. Any major collapse of the SIVs could spread financial panic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-35
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Corporate Accounting and Finance
Issue number4
StatePublished - May 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Accounting
  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance


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