Sunday, October 23, 2011

Assets - Net Portfolio Holdings of Maiden Lane III LLC, Graph

On November 25, 2008, the FRBNY began extending credit to Maiden Lane III LLC, a company formed to purchase multi-sector collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) on which the Financial Products group of AIG had written credit default swap (CDS) contracts.

This line reports the fair value of the CDOs held by the LLC. Because the FRBNY is the primary beneficiary of the LLC, the assets and liabilities of the LLC are consolidated onto the balance sheet of the FRBNY.

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Original content Bob DeMarco, All American Investor