Posts tagged: Royal Bank of Scotland

That RBS share sale...

Saturday, 2 June 2018, 4:43 pm

On Monday Sky News via the Kleinmanator bellowed the government was about to launch a sale of some of its stake in the dreaded Royal Bank of Scotland.

But nothing came, which was a surprise as the Kleinmanator is normally on the money.

So, what happened?

Well, the City Insider column in the yesterday's venerable Financial Times has a decent explanation. Below is a link in case you missed it:..


Banks rows - Greenburgh cited - part 4

Friday, 27 October 2017, 9:50 pm

They do say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. So, Betaville is feeling rather flattered after reading today's City insider column in the venerable Financial Times.

One item in the column, written by senior FT hack Patrick Jenkins, is rather similar to tale about Matthew Greenburgh first aired on Betaville a few days ago. Below are the links:..


People moves that aren't press released - return of the Sach - part 2

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 3:48 pm

It was only a month ago that little old Betaville had the pleasure of welcoming the UK’s most famous debt collector back into corporate life.

You might remember I wrote about how Derek Sach, the controversial former head of Royal Bank of Scotland’s discredited and disbanded “business support” unit - the GRG - had resurfaced as an advisor to the Europe's largest private equity group CVC Capital Partners, former owner of Formula One. ..


Fresh bank rows in the offing? - part 2

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 6:52 pm

Royal Bank of Scotland might have been hit with bunch of fresh legal claims (see my post from earlier in the week) but yesterday the beleugered bank won its long-running legal tussle with Manchester-based developer Property Alliance Group.

In fact, it really was a comprehensive win for taxpayer-owned RBS, with the bank winning all counts in the UK's first judgement in a civil Libor-related claim...