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Sanwa Bank and three of Daiei Inc.’s other creditor banks are considering a bailout package for the struggling supermarket chain, including debt forgiveness and a debt-for-equity swap, as one of “many options,” a Sanwa Bank spokesman said Wednesday.

The banks are considering several measures to help Daiei, the spokesman said, in comments on a newspaper report that the four banks are thinking of a 300 billion yen to 400 billion yen bailout package.

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