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Related to bailout: austerityA capital infusion offered to a business with a national or multi-national footprint that is in danger of bankruptcy, insolvency, or total liquidation. Â Financial aid can be provided in the form of debt or equity offerings, cash contributions, or some form of loan or line of credit, and is often accompanied by greater government oversight and regulation. Â The failure of a business that employs thousands or plays an influential role in the economy potentially can send shock waves throughout the entire economy, including other industries. The credit crisis that began in 2007 created numerous failures around the world, which resulted in a large number of government-sponsored bailouts in almost every industry across the globe. See: Conservator, Conservatorship. To give money to a company so that it avoids bankruptcy and is able to continue operations. Generally speaking, the term often refers to a government bailing out a private corporation. A bailout may take the form of a direct transfer of capital, or it may occur indirectly through low or no interest loans and subsidies. For example, in September of 2008 the insurance conglomerate AIG found itself in dire straits. The Federal Reserve bailed it out by extending $85 billion (and eventually $182 billion) in credit to the company. Proponents of bailouts say that they keep an economy afloat when an industry thought too big to fail otherwise would collapse. Critics contend that bailouts are inefficient and that non-competitive companies ought to fail. See also: Cash for clunkers. The financial rescue of a faltering business or other organization. Government guarantees
for loans made to Chrysler Corporation constituted a bailout.
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Link to this page:Athens wants to conclude the firstbailoutreview and recapitalise its banks as soon as possible to launch talks with euro zone governments on debt relief, hoping to lure back investors and eventually regain market access, leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told lawmakers on Saturday. The German parliament's vote capped a week in which the proposedbailoutagreed by eurozone leaders on Monday has cleared a string of hurdles. On Sunday, more than 61 percent of Greeks voted against a newbailoutplan proposed by the lenders that envisaged unpopular austerity measures such as pension cuts and tax increases in exchange for another loan. In the light of above mentioned governmentbailoutpackage decided by federal government, PSM Management has re-organized the maintenance, operational and production strategies to get maximum benefit from thebailoutpackage within minimum possible period , the spokesman said. The frontrunner in the election runoff for a new president this weekend said on Thursday he has been in touch with governments and unspecified funds for a bridge loan to ensure the island nation does not run out of cash before it secures an internationalbailout . Despite a recent agreement by the Euro group and the IMF on releasing further assistance for Greece under itsbailoutprogramme, the outlook for Euro zone economies remains weak and the region's sovereign debt crisis is likely to stay with us for a number of years, according to QNB Group.