, the fourth-largest consumer lender in Japan, filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday.
In a statement, Takefuji said it had debt of 433.6 billion yen ($5.1 billion).
Takefuji's filing makes it the biggest consumer lender to fail under the weight of court-ordered interest repayments and tighter lending rules, according to
Takefuji shares will be delisted from the Tokyo Stock Exchange at the end of October.
-- Written by Joseph Woelfel
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