After the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, markets were anxious, and the prestigious, yet scandal-ridden Credit Suisse looked as if it could be next to fall. But over the span of a single weekend, the Swiss government and Credit Suisse’s crosstown rival, UBS, raced against the clock to avert disaster. The FT’s banking editor Stephen Morris provides a front row look at how the deal came together.

Clips from Bloomberg, CNBC, BBC

For further reading:

How the Swiss ‘trinity’ forced UBS to save Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse: the rise and fall of the bank that built modern Switzerland

Saudi National Bank chair resigns following Credit Suisse comments

And further listening:

Behind the Money's December 2022 episode, Credit Suisse's last chance

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