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Conseco Inc., the financially troubled insurance and lending company, has gotten an extension until Sept. 22 to repay $155 million in loans to Chase Manhattan Bank and Bank of America, Conseco announced Thursday (Aug. 31).

Conseco is involved in lending to the RV industry, as a source of dealer inventory financing and loans to retail buyers, but Conseco announced earlier this year that it intends to sell its lending business in order to focus on insurance and the investment industry.

Conseco’s efforts to sell its lending business are on going. So far, Conseco officials have not responded to requests from RVBUSINESS.com for a status report on its effort to sell its RV-related business.