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Ally Financial to Pay $2.1 Billion in Settlement With ResCap, Creditors

Ally Financial Inc. said Thursday it will pay $2.1 billion to its mortgage subsidiary Residential Capital and the unit's creditors under an agreement reached last week that could move the Detroit-based lender closer to repaying its government bailout.The amount is $1.35 billion more than what Ally previously offered to pay to fend off ResCap creditors trying to hold the government-owned lender responsible for billions of dollars of the mortgage subsidiary's liabilities.But the deal would give Ally a legal release from nearly all of those issues, which have cast a shadow over the company's efforts to repay the $17.2 billion government bailout it received during the financial crisis and focus on its core auto-lending and online-banking businesses."If I look through the lens of 'Did we do anything wrong for which we should pay money,' the answer for this is we hugely overpaid," Ally Chief Executive Michael Carpenter said in an interview Thursday, referring to the settlement. "If I look th...

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  1. Ally to pay $2.1 billion to settle claims tied to ResCap

    Ally Financial Inc agreed on Thursday to pay $2.1 billion to settle legal claims tied to its bankrupt Residential Capital LLC unit, nearly triple the amount it initi...

  2. Ally Financial in $2.1 Billion Settlement With ResCap, Creditors

    Ally Financial Inc. said Thursday it will pay $2.1 billion to its mortgage subsidiary Residential Capital and the unit's creditors under an agreement reached last we...

  3. Ally in $2.1 Billion Settlement with ResCap, Creditors

    Ally Financial Inc. said Thursday it will pay $2.1 billion to its mortgage subsidiary Residential Capital and the unit's creditors under an agreement reached last we...

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    An independent examiner's report that could sway settlement negotiations in the bankruptcy of mortgage lender Residential Capital LLC may remain under seal until Jul...

  6. ResCap Bankruptcy Report May Be Filed Under Seal

    Attorneys involved in Residential Capital LLC's bankruptcy plan to ask the court's permission on Monday to allow an independent examiner's report detailing the mortg...

  7. Negotiations Push Release of ResCap Examiner's Report to Monday

    An independent examiner investigating Residential Capital LLC's relationship with parent Ally Financial Inc. will release his report Monday afternoon, a lawyer for t...

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