DOJ demands more in BofA, Countrywide deal

Bank Of America’s Countrywide Acquisition Gets 2.5% Worse. fraudulent mortgages that somebody else was suing Countrywide over? The DOJ’s. least puts more pressure on BofA to cough up some.

The Journals Dan Fitzpatrick quoted a North Carolina banking professor who called BofA’s Countrywide acquisition “the worst deal in the history of American. upheld Manhattan State Supreme Court.

 · Since the Countrywide purchase was announced in January 2008, Bank of America’s shares are down more than 60 percent, compared with a 37 percent rise in the S&P 500 index, a broad measure of stocks.

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Takeover. Countrywide shareholders approved the deal on June 25, 2008 and it closed July 2, 2008. Bank of America announced on June 26, 2008 that the takeover of Countrywide Financial Corp. will result in the loss of 7,500 jobs over the next two years.

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The tentative deal – which people briefed on the matter said would cost Bank of America more than $16 billion to settle investigations into its sale of toxic mortgage securities – started to take shape last week after the Justice Department rejected yet another settlement offer from the bank. Then, a wild card entered the fray.

That’s quite an increase and one that may be catching Bank of America by surprise. Why the change of heart by the DoJ? Initially, it was basing its price on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac losses that came.

In the U.S. Justice Department’s largest civil settlement ever with a single entity, Bank of America (BoA) agreed on August 21 to pay $16.65 billion to put to rest allegations by federal and.

 · Bank of America bought Countrywide Financial in 2008 and it’s fair to say that went poorly; the Wall Street Journal totted up total Countrywide losses at.

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