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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Transparency & Accountability - Resolutions & Failed Banks


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One way the FDIC fulfills its mission to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system is by carrying out all the tasks triggered by the closure of an FDIC-insured institution. This includes attempting to find a purchaser for the institution and the liquidation of the assets held by the failed banks.

For further questions or information regarding resolution and failed bank activities, please contact the Resolutions Call Center.


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Resolution Statistics - 2019
As of September 30, 2019
Type # $ (Millions)
Failed Banks 1 N/A
Remaining Receiverships 252 N/A
Receiverships Terminated 21 N/A
Total Assets in Liquidation 1,047 $577
LLC Structured Transactions – Remaining Transactions/FDIC Interest 10 $23
Bank Failures (2008 - Present*)




Shared Loss Agreement Portfolio
2008 (Inception) through September 30, 2019
Single-Family Non-Single Family Total
Inception 288 302 590
Terminated 227 291 518
Total Remaining 61 11 72
Assets In Liquidation Graph for Resolution Statistics in 2019

Resolution Process Video



Loss Sharing Explained

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