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The Fed and Treasury Are Helping Lehman Find Buyers: Washington Post

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The Washington Post is now confirming the story first reported on DealBreaker four and half hours ago: the Treasury and the Fed are helping Lehman find buyers.

The Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve are helping Lehman Brothers put itself up for sale. The details are not finalized, but sources familiar with the matter say the purchase is expected to be completed and announced this weekend before Asian markets open Monday morning.

U.S. Government Assisting in Sale of Lehman Brothers [Washington Post]