Troubled Banks should thank SWFs for helping them have Higher Tier 1 Capital Percentages

Posted on 02/23/2011


The tier one capital percentage is the ratio of tier one capital to total risk-weighted assets. As sovereign wealth funds helped bolster troubled financial institutions’ balance sheets in 2008, we have seen the growth of higher tier one capital ratios in recent years. Sovereign funds plowed money in Western financial institutions in various equity-linked type […]