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Fed Guarantee of Citigroup Assets

November 23, 2008
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$230.00 billion

Part of a government guarantee of $301 billion in Citigroup assets by multiple entities (Treasury, FDIC, Federal Reserve).  After Citigroup absorbs the first $29 billion in losses, the remaining losses are split 90:10 between the government and Citigroup, with the first $5 billion absorbed by the Treasury with TARP funds, the next $10 billion paid by the FDIC, and the remaining losses covered by the Federal Reserve with a non-recourse loan.

See the companion guarantees of Citigroup assets by the Treasury and FDIC.


Maximum amount figure represents total potential liabilities.

On 1/16/2008, the Treasury revised its figure for total Citigroup guaranteed assets from $306 billion down to $301 billion. 

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