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Thursday, May 14, 2009

WaPo: Treasury Approves TARP for Insurance Companies

by Calculated Risk on 5/14/2009 07:34:00 PM

Update:from the WaPo: Insurance Companies Approved for TARP Money

The Treasury today granted preliminary approval for some of the nation's largest insurance companies to receive capital infusions under the government's Troubled Assets Relief Program, Treasury spokesman Andrew Williams said.

Recipients are Hartford, Prudential, Allstate, Ameriprise, Lincoln National and Principal Financial Group, Williams said.
From Hartford: The Hartford Receives Preliminary Approval For $3.4 Billion Participation In Treasury's Capital Purchase Program (ht jb)
The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: HIG - News) announced today that the United States Treasury Department has provided preliminary approval for the company to participate in Treasury’s Capital Purchase Program (CPP) in the amount of $3.4 billion.