Troubled Asset Relief Program
Opportunities Exist to Apply Lessons Learned From the Capital Purchase Program to Similarly Designed Programs and to Improve the Repayment Process : Report to Congressional CommitteesDownloadable Audiobook - 2010
Congress created the Troubled Asset Relief Program to restore liquidity and stability in the financial system. The Department of the Treasury, among other actions, established the Capital Purchase Program (CPP) as its primary initiative to accomplish these goals by making capital investments in eligible financial institutions. This report examines (1) the characteristics of financial institutions that received CPP funding and (2) how Treasury implemented CPP with the assistance of federal bank regulators. GAO analyzed data obtained from Treasury case files, reviewed program documents, and interviewed officials from Treasury and federal bank regulators. Cf. Highlights.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, 
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ii, 53 p.) : ill., maps