Saturday, November 15, 2008

Four insurers hope to buy thrifts, access TARP

by Bill McBride on 11/15/2008 02:39:00 AM

The AP reports: 4 insurers ask government to let them acquire thrifts so they can receive bailout funds

In addition to Hartford Financial, the AP reports that Genworth Financial Inc., Lincoln National Corp. and Aegon NV have all asked the Office of Thrift Supervision for permission to buy thrifts - and access the TARP.

The line keeps getting longer ...