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Who took over Countrywide Bank?

On January 11, 2008, Bank of America announced that it planned to purchase Countrywide Financial for $4.1 billion in stock. On June 5, 2008, Bank of America Corporation announced it had received approval from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to purchase Countrywide Financial Corporation.

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Beside this, what year did Countrywide go out of business?

Technically Countrywide did not go out of business but rather was acquired by Bank of America In 2008.

Also Know, what happened countrywide? Countrywide was bought by Bank of America in 2008 as the housing market spiralled towards a collapse driven by bad lending and speculation. Most of the wrongdoing took place before Bank of America acquired Countrywide, but it continued into 2009, "well after" the acquisition, the lawsuit had said.

In respect to this, who started countrywide?

Angelo Mozilo David S. Loeb

Why did Bank of America buy Countrywide?

Countrywide Financial, the troubled lender that became a symbol of the excesses that led to the subprime mortgage crisis, is being acquired by Bank of America for $4 billion in stock. As the largest U.S. mortgage lender, Countrywide helped fuel the housing boom by offering loans to high-risk borrowers.

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