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Resolution Funding Corporation (RefCorp)

A government agency established by Congress in 1989 to issue bailout bonds and raise funds for the activities of the Resolution Trust Corporation, as well as to administer struggling institutions inherited from the disbanded Federal Savings and Loan Corporation.

Resolution Funding Corporation

An agency established by the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 to fund the Resolution Trust Corporation, which in turn was charged with bailing out insolvent savings & loan associations. REFCORP funded its own activities by issuing zero-coupon bonds through the US Treasury.


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Finally, the REFCORP payment was converted to a payment of 20 per cent of earnings, representing a one-third increase in the annual payment that will speed up the eventual repayment of the outstanding debt.
The same act that required the Banks to make annual REFCORP payments also required the Banks to contribute $2 1/2 billion between 1989 and 1991 to capitalise the Corporation.