Analysis: Larger banks to benefit more from troubled-asset plan

03/26/2009 | Reuters

The Obama administration's plan to remove troubled assets from the balance sheets of banks will likely help larger banks more than smaller lenders. The Public-Private Investment Program offers government support to private investors interested in purchasing troubled securities and loans from financial institutions. Large banks are expected to benefit from the plan more because lenders will likely sell assets that were substantially written down, which are typically loans acquired through an acquisition.

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