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SPECIAL PURPOSE VEHICLE Definition
SPECIAL PURPOSE VEHICLE (SPV) is an organization constructed with a limited purpose or life. Frequently, these Special Purpose Vehicles serve as conduits or pass through organizations or corporations. In relation to securitisation, it means the entity which would hold the legal rights over the assets transferred by the originator.
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EXTERNAL is from or between other countries, e.g. external commerce; or, happening, arising or located outside or beyond a company, e.g. external influences.
TREASURY is, dependent upon usage, a. the funds of a government or institution or individual; b. the government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues; or, c. a depository (a room or building) where wealth and precious objects can be kept safely.