Buckle up. This is exactly what 2008 looked like when Lehman Brothers went under. – Investment Watch

Tl,dr: they were tied to Silver Capital. Silver Capital lost their assets over the FTX implosion. Also, the Fed raised interest rates. Making the banks bond holding worth less. A few big clients pulled funds, the bank covered the short by selling bonds at a loss. This triggered a small dip, which made some more big investors nervous so they pulled. Then it cascaded.

97.3% of SVB deposits aren’t FDIC insured

h/t TheHiveminder

Author: jeserje

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