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Keane’s last stand

By Ian Fraser Published: Sunday Herald Date: August 29th, 2004 It was to be Gavin Masterton’s swansong. The Stadia business would provide a much-needed injection of finance for Scottish football and provide for the former Bank of Scotland Treasurer and director’s retirement. The success of the business would also wipe away the bad taste left […]

August 29th, 2004 | Posted in Article Library | Read More »

Troup nails his colours to the mast

By Ian Fraser Published: Sunday Herald Date: October 28th, 2001 IN THE era of internet euphoria, technology investing was flavour of the moment. Deals were being put together in a few days, due diligence was skimped on and some venture capitalists expected the companies in which they invested to go from start-up to initial public […]

October 28th, 2001 | Posted in Article Library | Read More »

What now for RBS?

By Ian Fraser Published: Sunday Herald Date: February 13th, 2000 Onus on Royal to live up to the challenge THE £20.9 billion acquisition of the much larger NatWest bank is going to transform the Royal Bank of Scotland from a significant regional player into a top-10 European bank. The success of Royal Bank – which […]

February 13th, 2000 | Posted in Article Library | Read More »

THE GIANT KILLER

By Financial Editor Ian Fraser and Business Editor Kenny Kemp Published: Sunday Herald Date: February 13th, 2000 It was the ultimate battle. Two Scottish banks fighting head-to-head to take over NatWest. Financial Editor Ian Fraser and Business Editor Kenny Kemp examine the fortunes of a war which ultimately led to the Royal Bank of Scotland […]

February 13th, 2000 | Posted in Article Library | Read More »

Royal Bank likely victor in the battle for NatWest

By Ian Fraser Published: Sunday Herald Date: December 19th, 1999 The City may not like him, reports Financial Editor Ian Fraser, but the smart money is on Sir George A SUNDAY HERALD poll of fund managers with shareholdings in the UK’s three squabbling clearing banks has revealed that the Royal Bank of Scotland is the […]

December 19th, 1999 | Posted in Article Library | Read More »

Royal Bank set to renew efforts in battle for NatWest

By Ian Fraser Published: Sunday Herald Date: December 5th, 1999 THE Royal Bank of Scotland will this week seek to get its bid for National Westminster Bank, currently valued at £24.6 billion, back on track. The start was faltering, even embarrassing, as the value of its semi-hostile offer for NatWest sank below that of rival […]

December 5th, 1999 | Posted in Article Library | Read More »

Deal seals NatWest’s fate

By Ian Fraser and Kenny Kemp Sunday Herald November 28th, 1999 The English clearer has no escape as two banking rivals move in for the kill. Ian Fraser and Kenny Kemp report IF the National Westminster Bank is a foundering ship on a tempestuous sea, apparently now holed below the waterline, and its two Scottish […]

November 28th, 1999 | Posted in Article Library | Read More »

The Spanish acquisition

By Ian Fraser and Darran Gardner Published: Sunday Herald Date: November 14th, 1999 Ian Fraser, Financial Editor, and Darran Gardner report on the man and company that may be backing RBS’s bid for NatWest The next three weeks are going to be vital for the future of Scotland’s major banks. With the Bank of Scotland […]

November 14th, 1999 | Posted in Article Library | Read More »

Banking on a future

By Ian Fraser Sunday Herald October 3rd, 1999   This week the Bank of Scotland will let investors know the details of its NatWest bid. Ian Fraser examines the fine print A DIRTY war has broken out for the heart and soul of British banking following the Bank of Scotland’s £21 billion dawn raid on […]

October 3rd, 1999 | Posted in Article Library | Read More »