ILFC, which last month admitted that it needed "additional support" owing to its lack of access to financing as a unit of American International Group, reportedly is close to reaching agreement with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to obtain a $5 billion line of credit that will help facilitate its sale. The NY Fed and the US government have spent more than $180 billion since last fall to bail out AIG and keep the sprawling company solvent. ILFC is believed to be one of AIG's most ...

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