Posts Tagged ‘private equity’

FDIC Looks To Private Equity To Help Clean Up The Banking Mess

Although they won’t vote on the final rules until next Wednesday, the FDIC provisions for private equity acquisitions of banks are leaking out. As expected, the government stared the PE guys in the eyes and blinked. According to the WSJ, the agency will soften the amount of capital that a bank owned by PE must […]

The FDIC’s Bank Deregulation Play

More often than not major shifts in public policy arise not from great debate in the halls of Congress but through the actions of some part of the vast bureaucracy of the United States government. The decision by Sheila Bair and the FDIC to sell Bank United of Florida to a consortium of private equity […]