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March 18, 2023, 12:00 AM

Billionaire David Tepper Bought SVB Financial Bonds, FT Says

Natalie Choy
Natalie Choy
Bloomberg News

Billionaire David Tepper has bought bonds of SVB Financial Group in a bet that the debt value will rise as parts of the group are auctioned off, the Financial Times reported Friday, citing unidentified people brief on the matter.

Tepper had acquired the bonds along with preferred stock via Appaloosa, which mostly manages his family’s money, FT said.

David Tepper,
Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The securities were acquired in the period between the bank collapsing and the bankruptcy filing, according to the report.

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