How a Single Family Fund Cost Credit Suisse Billions

ViacomCBS lost more than half of its value from March 22 — March 29, 2021

What was Archegos Capital doing?

Illustration of a hypothetical Total Return Swap on Viacom between an investment bank and a private fund

Who was Archegos trading with?

ViacomCBS’s falling share price led to a margin call

A $33 billion firesale

Charts via Interactive Brokers

Why were so many prime brokers doing business with someone banned from Hong Kong’s trading markets?

Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Nomura all largely down in the last week. via Interactive Brokers

What could the SEC do to improve transparency?

Is there a role for Congress in Archegos?

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