empty
 
 
27.03.2023 03:50 PM
SNB lost more than $1 billion investment in Credit Suisse

Saudi National Bank chairman Ammar Al Khudairy resigned days after his comments triggered a collapse in the shares of the Credit Suisse bank.

This image is no longer relevant

He will be replaced by SNB managing director and group CEO Saeed Mohammed Al-Ghamdi, while former deputy Talal Ahmed Al Khereiji will become SNB's new acting CEO. It was noted that Al Khudairy is resigning for personal reasons, but most likely, it is because of the lost investment in Credit Suisse.

At the end of last year, the SNB said it will no longer support the bank "for many reasons beyond the simplest, which is regulatory and legislative." This caused panic among investors, causing Credit Suisse shares to fall 24% in just one session, despite actually confirming SNB's previous position that it had no intention of expanding beyond its then 9.9% stake as Credit Suisse's largest shareholder. In the end, the second largest Swiss bank was acquired by UBS, making SNB lose about 80% of its investment in Credit Suisse.

Despite the loss, the Saudi National Bank says its broader strategy remains unchanged. "As of December 2022, SNB's investment in Credit Suisse represented less than 0.5% of SNB's total assets, and 1.7% of SNB's investment portfolio," they noted. "The change in the valuation of SNB's investment in Credit Suisse does not affect SNB's growth plans and forecasts for 2023," they added.

Jakub Novak,
Analytical expert of InstaForex
© 2007-2023
  • Grand Choice
    Contest by
    InstaForex
    InstaForex always strives to help you
    fulfill your biggest dreams.
    JOIN CONTEST
  • Chancy Deposit
    Deposit your account with $3,000 and get $1000 more!
    In June we raffle $1000 within the Chancy Deposit campaign!
    Get a chance to win by depositing $3,000 to a trading account. Having fulfilled this condition, you become a campaign participant.
    JOIN CONTEST
  • Trade Wise, Win Device
    Top up your account with at least $500, sign up for the contest, and get a chance to win mobile devices.
    JOIN CONTEST
  • 100% Bonus
    Your unique opportunity to get a 100% bonus on your deposit
    GET BONUS
  • 55% Bonus
    Apply for a 55% bonus on your every deposit
    GET BONUS
  • 30% Bonus
    Receive a 30% bonus every time you top up your account
    GET BONUS

推荐文章

现在无法通话?
提出您的问题,用 在线帮助.
Widget callback