GE’s Immelt Weighs IPO for Parts of Shrinking Finance Unit

GE’s Immelt Weighs IPO for Parts of Shrinking Finance Unit

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General Electric Co. has been slashing the size of its financial arm since its access to capital evaporated when credit markets froze in the wake of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.’s 2008 bankruptcy, endangering the entire company.