05/31/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

FDIC May Lend To Investors, Without GIving Taxpayers A Stake

April 30 (Bloomberg) -- The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. may offer investors financing to buy distressed U.S. bank assets without requiring them to share an equity stake with the Treasury, people familiar with the matter said.

Treasury capital probably won't be applied to the FDIC's pilot program to buy as much as $1 billion of so-called legacy loans that is planned for June, the people said on condition of anonymity because no final decision has been made.

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