Like hundreds of other banks, International Bancshares Corp. in Laredo, Tex., is weighing whether to apply for the Treasury Department's Capital Purchase Program.

The $11.5 billion-asset company is concerned that, if it does not bid for the $200 million of Treasury money for which it is eligible, it could lose business to banks that do.

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