Swiss Government Holds Talks on Options to Stabilize Credit Suisse


The firm’s leaders and government officials have talked about options that range from a public statement of support to a potential liquidity backstop, said the people, who asked not to be identified describing private discussions. Also among the ideas floated include a separation of the Swiss unit and a long-shot orchestrated tie-up with larger Swiss rival UBS Group AG, said the people, cautioning that it’s unclear which, if any, of these steps will actually be executed.