The federal government suffered a 63% drop in the value of an investment in American International Group Inc. within 6 weeks after the deal was made, according to the Troubled Asset Relief Program Oversight Board.
The board, which was created to oversee, TARP, says the performance of the TARP investment in AIG, New York, led to the biggest drop in any TARP deal value reported so far.
The government invested $40 billion in AIG Sept. 17. The value of the government’s stake in AIG fell to about $15 billion Nov. 10, when the stake was valued, the oversight board says.
The next biggest TARP loss involved Citigroup Inc., New York.
The value of the Citigroup TARP investment fell to $10 billion Nov. 24, from $20 billion, the oversight board says.