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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 - 2020
As of December 31, 2020
Type # $ (Millions)
Failed Banks 4 N/A
Remaining Receiverships 234 N/A
Receiverships Terminated 18 N/A
Total Assets in Liquidation 302 $283
LLC Structured Transactions – Remaining Transactions/FDIC Interest 3 $15
Bank Failures (2008 - Present*)

Shared Loss Agreement Portfolio
2008 (Inception) through December 31, 2020
Single-Family Non-Single Family Total
Inception 288 302 590
Terminated 279 301 586
Total Remaining 9 1 10
Assets In Liquidation Graph for Resolution Statistics in 2020

Resolution Process Video

Loss Sharing Explained