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JPMorgan to acquire First Republic’s deposits as US regulators step in

By Stephen Gandel, Colby Smith, James Fontanella-Khan, Brooke Masters, James Politi

01 May 2023 · 2 min read

Editor's Note

JPMorgan will acquire most of First Republic, the California lender that U.S. government officials had been racing to save for much of the past week. The FT reports.

JPMorgan Chase will acquire most of First Republic, the embattled California lender that US government officials had been racing to save for much of the past week.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and California regulators, which announced the deal early on Monday morning, said they were simultaneously closing the bank and selling off all $93.5bn of its deposits and most of the assets to JPMorgan.

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