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SPECIAL PURPOSE ENTITY [1 record]

Record 1 2010-03-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Finance
  • Accounting
CONT

SPEs [special purpose entities] are entities that are typically organized for a single discrete purpose, have a limited life and serve to legally isolate the financial assets held by the SPE from the selling organization.

OBS

SPEs are principally used to securitize financial and other assets in order to obtain access to funding, to mitigate credit risk and to manage capital.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Finances
  • Comptabilité
DEF

Il s'agit habituellement d'une entité créée dans un but unique et exprès, qui a une durée de vie limitée et sert à isoler juridiquement les actifs financiers qu'elle détient par rapport à une société cédante.

OBS

Les entités ad hoc sont principalement utilisées pour titriser des actifs financiers ou autres en vue de générer des fonds, de réduire le risque de crédit et de gérer le capital.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Finanzas
  • Contabilidad
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