04/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

AIG Furor May Have Helped Funds In U.S. Toxic Plan

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In an ironic twist, public anger about massive bonuses at bailed-out insurer American International Group may have helped big investors land a sweeter deal in the U.S. government's latest financial rescue plan.

Managers of some major funds last week showed reluctance about joining government plans to rescue the economy on fears that Washington might retroactively change the terms of any deal including imposing limits on compensation or profits.

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