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Sallie Mae Sues Spooked Suitors

Student-loan giant refuses to renegotiate $25B buyout deal

(Newser) - College student lender Sallie Mae is suing a group of private equity firms and banks that are backing out of a $25-billion buyout deal. The group—J.C. Flowers & Company, Friedman Fleischer & Lowe, JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America—had set a deadline of today for negotiating... More »

Loan Giant Sallie Mae Goes Private

Nation's largest student lender is sold for $25 billion

(Newser) - A group of investors is buying student lending giant Sally Mae for $25 billion, even as Capitol Hill debates reducing federal subsidies for student loans. The company—which began as a quasi-public agency—will be taken private by Bank of America, JPMorganChase, and private equity houses J. C. Flowers and... More »

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