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American Express

New York, N.Y. | See all recipients in New York
$3.39B Disbursed
$3.39B Returned
$414M Revenue to Gov't
$414M Profit
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American Express won approval from the U.S. Federal Reserve in Nov. 2008 to become a bank holding company in order to qualify for TARP funds.

Stress Tested

This company is among the 19 companies that underwent a "stress test." Regulators determined that it does not need to raise additional capital.

See the list of all 19 stress-tested companies here.


Date Type Amount Program Description
07/29/2009 Warrant $340,000,000 CPP Warrant Proceeds
06/17/2009 Dividend $15,061,733 CPP Dividend Paid
06/09/2009 Refund $3,388,890,000 CPP
05/31/2009 Dividend $59,305,575 CPP Dividends Paid Through 5/31/2009
01/09/2009 Purchase $3,388,890,000 CPP Purchase - Preferred Stock w/ Warrants

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