Why Sigma’s survival matters

Sigma Finance looks likely to survive the credit crunch in which its structured investment vehicle brethren have perished. Should anyone care? Yes. Fire sales of SIV assets and losses on their debt may no longer have the same shocking power that they had 12 months ago, but the existence or disappearance of the shadow banking system, of which Sigma is a part, is a crucial element in tomorrow’s banking landscape.

  • 12 Aug 2008
Sigma Finance, the vehicle, run by London-based asset manager Gordian Knot, said last week that it has almost pulled off a feat that, last autumn, looked impossible. With $48bn of senior debt rolled or redeemed during the last year, it has funded itself throughout the credit crunch and ...

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