Currents Podcast

Project finance, renewable energy and more

Ep202: Bridge Banks: Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank Market Watch

March 16, 2023 | By Tim Byrne | Eric Daucher | Todd Alexander

Tim Byrne, Eric Daucher and Tom Delaney join Todd Alexander to discuss the formation of the bridge banks for Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank and what to expect from them and government regulation going forward. We get into what will happen in terms of loans, outstanding credit arrangements and contractual obligations, the good news for depositors, how the bridge banks are backed, the effects on the Silicon Valley Bank parent company and the warrants the bank had, the outlook for tighter regulation of mid-size banks in the future, the next steps for a potential auction, and more.


Currents Podcast features in-depth discussions on the latest developments in project finance. The podcast is hosted by partner Todd Alexander, who interviews key business leaders and policy makers to investigate important trends affecting the energy and infrastructure space.

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