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. Bob Diamond has joined forces with the Qatari royal family to buy Panmure Gordon, the loss-making stockbroker and investment bank. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Bob Diamond, the former chief executive of Barclays, is staging a City comeback after agreeing to buy one of London’s oldest stockbroking firms. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Former Barclays chief Bob Diamond to buy Panmure Gordon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 08:15:51 AM
. Bob Diamond, the former chief executive of Barclays, is staging a City comeback after agreeing to buy one of London’s oldest stockbroking firms. ...
Bob Diamond in deal to buy stockbroker Panmure Gordon image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 07:45:59 AM
. Bob Diamond has joined forces with the Qatari royal family to buy Panmure Gordon, the loss-making stockbroker and investment bank. ...
Libor rigging trial: Former Barclays bankers jailed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 7th of July 2016 02:38:17 PM
....The US Justice Department said it is dropping charges against three former brokers acquitted in the January ruling. The Libor rigging scandal erupted in 2012 when Barclays was given a £290m fine and its chief executive Bob Diamond was forced to resign. ...
Inside track image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 4th of July 2016 11:47:00 AM
. Few outside the City of London knew anything about Libor before it hit the news in 2012, when Barclays was given a huge fine and its chief executive Bob Diamond resigned. ...
City News: Wonga, Sportech, Shell, Barclays image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of May 2016 11:14:00 PM
....Barclays said it had received interest from “numerous” potential investors since revealing plans to sell down its 62 per cent stake in March. Former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond is exploring an offer for the business. ...
Barclays to sell off more than 100m shares in Africa subsidiaries image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of May 2016 05:29:33 PM
. Barclays has kickstarted the sale of parts of its African operations, eyed by its former chief executive Bob Diamond. ...
Shire and Weir bosses feel sting of investor ire as pay revolts widen image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 28th of April 2016 01:38:02 PM
....The bank’s chairman, John McFarlane, told investors he was taking personal responsibility for restoring its fortunes after cutting the dividend for 2016 and 2017 and putting its once coveted African operations up for sale. Michael Mason-Mahon, a familiar face at many major companies’ AGMs, urged McFarlane not to sell Barclays’ Africa operations to the bank’s former chief executive Bob Diamond, who said earlier this week he had funding in place to consider making an offer. ...
Barclays hails new 'strength' despite fall in quarterly profits image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 28th of April 2016 08:33:00 AM
....Staley is shrinking the bank to boost its financial strength, creating two core divisions of Barclays UK and Barclays Corporate and International ahead of ringf-encing rules requiring the separation of high street and riskier investment banking operations. It said it has received approaches for its African operations – with former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond among the suitors – and is also in talks to sell its 74-branch network in France to AcaCap Financial Partners. ...
Barclays confirms interest in Africa arm as profits slump by 25% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of April 2016 07:30:03 AM
. Barclays has revealed it has received approaches for its African operations – which its former chief executive Bob Diamond wants to buy – as it reported a 25% slump in first-quarter profits and losses on oil-related loans. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of April 2016 06:40:57 PM
....There’s only one problem. The consortium is headed by one Bob Diamond, ousted as Barclays’ chief executive in 2012 in the early days of the banking industry’s Libor-rigging scandal. ...
Bob Diamond's interest in Barclays Africa confirmed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of April 2016 07:09:30 AM
. Former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond is part of a consortium that is preparing to bid for the bank’s African operations, it has been confirmed. ...
Bob Diamond could face grilling by shareholders over Barclays Africa bid image
. Bob Diamond is expected to face questions on Tuesday about his ambitions to mount an offer for the African arm of Barclays, the bank he used to run until 2012. ...
Bob Diamond preparing bid for Africa arm of Barclays, claim reports image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 24th of April 2016 09:31:04 PM
. Bob Diamond has teamed up with a major private equity firm as he attempts to develop plans to mount a bid for the African operations of Barclays, the bank he ran until four years ago. ...
Barclays again warns on investment bank results image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of April 2016 04:56:24 PM
....Staley wants to reduce the bank’s 62% stake in its African operations, which are listed on the Johannesburg stock exchange, over the next two to three years. Former Barclays boss Bob Diamond has been mooted as a possible buyer, though in the circular to shareholders Barclays said the “current intention of the board is to retain a meaningful stake in Barclays Africa”. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of March 2016 04:05:17 PM
.... That benchmark has since been overhauled as a result of the criticism that erupted as further multimillion-pound fines were levied against banks. Barclays was the first bank to be fined for Libor fixing when it was hit with a £290m fine in June 2012, which triggered the resignation of the chief executive, Bob Diamond – who was not accused of wrongdoing – and wave of other penalties on a wide range of banks, including RBS and the Swiss bank UBS. ...
Big six's hearts warmed by watchdog as standard tariff payers left out in cold image
.... But, as matters stand, the Friends deal looks a far smarter piece of business for Aviva than it did on day one. Is Bob Diamond, ousted as boss of Barclays in 2012, about to pull off an audacious coup by buying his former employer’s African assets? Here’s Jes Staley, Barclays’ current chief executive: “I don’t think Bob has got the financing capability,” he told Bloomberg on Thursday. ...
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....---------------------------------------------------------------------------------. FORMER Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond has emerged as a potential buyer of parts of its African business being put up for sale. ...
Bob Diamond may be considering bid for Barclays’ African assets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of March 2016 01:02:05 PM
. Bob Diamond is expected to look at parts of the African business being put up for sale by Barclays – which he ran before being forced out during the Libor-rigging crisis – as he attempts to fulfil his ambition of developing a major banking presence on the continent. ...
Barclays shares fall 7% on results image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of March 2016 07:36:01 AM
....The news that Barclays intends to retreat from Africa after 100 years of doing business there was one of the most eye-catching lines from the Barclays boss. In recent years, former chief executive Antony Jenkins and before him Bob Diamond had described Africa as an important growth market for the bank. ...
Barclays' investment banking boss leaves image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 19th of February 2016 10:20:00 AM
.... King, who is based in New York, is said to be leaving because of UK rules seeking to hold senior managers to account. The investment bank was built by Bob Diamond, who rose to become chief executive of the entire bank before leaving in the wake of the Libor-rigging crisis in 2012. ...
Former Barclays exec Rich Ricci lands chairman job at FreemarketFX image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of February 2016 06:48:16 PM
.... . Mr Ricci was a close lieutenant of Bob Diamond and they grew Barclays' investment bank together  Photo: Bloomberg News. ...
Barclays needs some big ideas while share price languishes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 7th of February 2016 11:14:20 AM
....His observation about the share price is now out of date. Barclays has plunged from 280p to 173p – back to where it was in the dark days of 2012 when Bob Diamond was forced to resign as chief executive. ...
Barclays told: sell US investment bank and axe dividend image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 5th of February 2016 02:12:01 PM
.... . The open letter also took a swipe at Barclays' share price: "The stock is now back to the levels at which [former chief executive] Bob Diamond got booted. ...
Andrew Bailey: three decades at the regulatory coal face image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 07:16:18 PM
.... . He also had a hand in unseating Bob Diamond from the top job at Barclays, after revealing that he had warned the chief executive about a “culture of gaming… coming from the top” ahead of the company’s explosive admissions about attempting to rig Libor in 2012. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 10th of January 2016 09:00:25 AM
....The trial will be the first time Barclays traders have faced charges over interest rate manipulation. Bob Diamond left as the bank’s chief executive in the wake of the matter in 2012 and it cost Barclays £290m in fines. ...
Barclays faces higher recruitment bill for new boss Jes Staley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of December 2015 07:45:11 PM
....The 58-year-old, who spent most of his career at JP Morgan before leaving three years ago to join a hedge fund, is also able to travel first class from the US, with his family. He was close to being appointed to the top Barclays role in 2012 when Jenkins was named to replace Bob Diamond, who left in the fallout from the Libor rigging crisis. ...
Incoming Barclays boss needs to ensure the gung-ho era is past image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 28th of November 2015 04:58:46 PM
. If anything encapsulated the turbo-charged, aggressive sales culture that became so prevalent at Barclays during Bob Diamond’s reign, it’s the so-called “elephant deal” that it was fined £72m for by the Financial Conduct Authority last week. ...
Barclays fined £72m over 'elephant deal' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of November 2015 11:47:18 AM
....The fine comes as Barclays’ new chief executive, Jes Staley, prepares to take the helm on 1 December. The American banker has said improving trust in the bank is part of his mandate, in the wake of the Libor-rigging scandal in 2012 that forced out the former chief executive Bob Diamond and prompted a wave of anger about bankers’ activities. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Thursday 26th of November 2015 11:41:39 AM
....It said the bank set up "a select team", including senior managers, to carry out checks and arrange and execute the deal, which was known by those involved within Barclays as an "elephant deal" because of its size. Bob Diamond was the chief executive of Barclays from the start of 2011 until he left in July 2012. ...
Serious Fraud Office charges 10 people over Euribor rate rigging image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of November 2015 04:13:33 PM
....Barclays was fined £290m by US and UK regulators three years ago for a “serious, widespread” role in trying to manipulate Libor rates. There was no admission of criminal liability, but the scandal ultimately led to the departure of the chief executive, Bob Diamond. ...
New Barclays chief Jes Staley spends £6m on shares in bank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of November 2015 12:12:06 PM
.... The trust of our customers and clients, reciprocated in our commitment and service to them, is the foundation of our success, the most valuable quality we can nurture, and the key to unlocking shareholder value,” Staley said. He had been considered for the role when Jenkins was appointed in the aftermath of the Libor rigging scandal, which led to the departure of Bob Diamond. ...
These are the four things Jes Staley must get right if Barclays is to be truly successful image
.... . Given his comments on capital, Staley is unlikely to push the investment bank in the direction that Bob Diamond and his apparatchiks were aiming for in the years after the Lehman deal. ...
Jes Staley: client guy CEO takes charge at Barclays image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of October 2015 07:19:29 PM
....Staley left JP Morgan three years ago to join a hedge fund, Blue Mountain, and his appointment appears to be a case of second time lucky. When Bob Diamond, another American investment banker, was ousted from the helm of Barclays during the 2012 Libor-rigging crisis, the political mood at the time and potential cost of hiring Staley led the bank to pick insider Antony Jenkins, who was running Barclays’ retail arm. ...
Who is Jes Staley? Barclay's new chief executive profiled image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of October 2015 04:26:19 PM
.... . The idea of another American investment bank veteran running the British high street institution brought back memories of Bob Diamond and raised the prospect of ex-boss Antony Jenkins’ cultural revolution being overturned. ...
Barclays confirms Jes Staley as new boss image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of October 2015 07:46:15 AM
.... . Mr Staley is believed to have been one of the candidates considered for the top job when it was up for grabs in 2012 - after Bob Diamond left in the wake of the Libor scandal - but sources with knowledge of the assessment process believe Mr Staley was rejected as the required pay packet and his investment banking background did not fit the political environment of the day. ...
Barclays confirms Staley as new chief image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of October 2015 07:31:00 AM
.... Analysts said this could include such areas as merger advice and trading in stocks. In common with Bob Diamond, the last investment banker to run Barclays, Mr Staley sees Africa as an important market for the bank. ...
Barclays appoints Jes Staley as new chief executive image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of October 2015 07:23:34 AM
.... “We will complete the necessary transformation and repositioning of the investment bank to a less capital intensive model,” he said. Staley had been considered for the role at the time Jenkins was appointed to replace another US investment banker, Bob Diamond, but the bank went for the safer option at a time of heated debate about the role of bankers following the Libor rigging crisis. ...
Jes Staley: who is the man tapped to be Barclays' next chief executive? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of October 2015 04:01:55 PM
....Following the 2008 banking meltdown, both the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority and the FCA have the right to veto bank chief’s appointments. The last American to run Barclays, “casino banker” Bob Diamond, was forced to resign following a dressing down from then Bank of England governor Lord Mervyn King over Libor interest rate rigging. ...
The bank bashing era may finally be coming to an end image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 15th of October 2015 09:18:45 PM
.... First, there was the news that Barclays is lining up Jes Staley to be its next chief executive. The American investment banker was thought to have been the board’s favoured choice to replace Bob Diamond in 2012. ...
Barclays needs to spell out exactly what sort of bank it wants to be image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of October 2015 06:34:06 PM
....On the face of it, Jes Staley, a 30-year veteran of JP Morgan, sounds a plausible pick as chief executive. Not all American investment bankers are alike and Staley’s style sounds the opposite of Bob Diamond’s brash approach (though one assumes the new man will want to be paid the traditional megabucks). ...
Will Barclays return to 'casino banking' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of October 2015 05:19:36 PM
....He told investors it wasn't profitable, and the capital it sat on could be better used. The second expansion came under the leadership of a more recent figure at the bank: Bob Diamond. ...
With Jes Staley, Barclays will be getting a banker who knows how to build - or dismantle - a universal  bank image
.... Jamie Dimon is chairman, chief executive officer and president of JP Morgan  Photo: Reuters. It is tempting to discern a clear pattern in the backgrounds of the last three chief executives of Barclays: an investment banker from Boston (Bob Diamond), replaced by a retail banker from Stoke-on-Trent (Antony Jenkins), who is now about to be replaced by an investment banker from Boston (Staley). ...
Jes Staley set to lead Barclays' investment bank reforms image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of October 2015 04:25:11 PM
.... . When Bob Diamond left in the wake of the Libor scandal in 2012, Mr Staley was among the leading candidates before the bank settled on the internal promotion of retail banker Antony Jenkins. ...
Barclays shares slide amid speculation over new chief image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of October 2015 11:18:09 AM
....”. Jenkins, who replaced Bob Diamond after the Libor-rigging scandal, had put 14,000 jobs on the line, including 7,000 in the investment bank, which was being positioned away from traditional area of expertise in fixed income, currencies and commodities and more towards advising big corporate customers. ...
Jes Staley profile: Barclays appears to chart new course for CEO image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of October 2015 10:00:10 AM
....If Jes Staley is named the new boss of Barclays – as widely anticipated – it will be a case of second time lucky. When Bob Diamond was forced out in the wake of the 2012 Libor-rigging crisis, Staley was tipped for the role, only for the bank to settle for the safer choice of Antony Jenkins, already running Barclays’ high street operations. ...
Barclays to name new chief executive image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of October 2015 11:14:42 PM
.... . It appears that it is not the first time that Mr Staley has been lined up to take the chief executive role at Barclays, following the resignation of Bob Diamond in the wake of the Libor rate-rigging scandal. ...
Barclays close to naming Jes Staley as its new chief executive image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 12th of October 2015 10:53:11 PM
.... Mr Staley’s appointment would not be the first time that Barclays has turned to an American investment banker for leadership. Bob Diamond, Mr Jenkins’s predecessor, ran the lender’s investment banking operations before becoming chief executive in 2011. ...
American banker Jes Staley tipped for top job at Barclays image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of October 2015 10:28:23 PM
....Jes Staley, who previously worked at JP Morgan before moving to a hedge fund, has emerged as the front runner for the role which was vacated when Antony Jenkins was ousted in July. Jenkins was promoted in the wake of Libor rigging scandal in 2012 to replace Bob Diamond – an investment banker – to overhaul the culture of the bank and end the bonus culture. ...
The beer’s on them: Robey Warshaw, the tiny bank at the heart of a mega-merger image
....There are still well-connected operators with experience at the big firms – Karen Cook, Mark Sorrell and Anthony Gutman at Goldman Sachs, for example. But Barclays, following the exit of Bob Diamond, is unquestionably diminishing in importance in this area and Deutsche Bank is going through a difficult time following the departure of co-head Anshu Jain in June. ...
Bob Diamond's African bank Atlas Mara makes its maiden profit image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 27th of August 2015 10:03:30 PM
. Bob Diamond, the former boss of Barclays,  has taken another step in repairing his damaged corporate reputation as his African-focused bank Atlas Mara made a maiden profit. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Monday 17th of August 2015 05:15:00 AM
....The former chief executive of Barclays has made a surprise Wall Street comeback just three years after he was ousted from the British bank. Bob Diamond, who left the lender following the Libor scandal, has acquired a stake in South Street Securities, a New York trading firm specialising in the repo market. ...
The crisis is over, so let’s focus more on growth image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 1st of August 2015 06:16:04 PM
.... Now in comes the no-nonsense John McFarlane to declare that investment banking still has a place within Barclays after all, albeit in slimmed down, more focused form. The “bulge bracket” aspirations of Bob Diamond will not be revisited. ...
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 27th of July 2015 06:44:11 PM
.... . McFarlane wants to bolster Barclays’ investment bank, and, while not making the same mistakes as former chief executive Bob Diamond, will need capital to do so. ...
Bankers should stop worrying about being liked - they never will be image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 06:05:15 PM
.... As part of that, a major debate on culture and perception of the industry began. Quick to this particular theme was Antony Jenkins, who was named chief executive of Barclays in the wake of the bank’s Libor scandal that led to the exit of Bob Diamond. ...
Bob Diamond's former right-hand man at Barclays sets up investment firm next to plumbing company  image
.... . Barclays was the first bank to be fined by UK regulators for manipulating the benchmark, in a scandal that toppled several senior staff including chief executive Bob Diamond. ...
Michael Rake leaves Barclays days after ousting chief executive Antony Jenkins image
....Barclays faces further boardroom upheaval after it emerged the deputy chairman who played a key role in ousting chief executive Antony Jenkins last week is also to leave the bank. Sir Michael Rake stunned the City when he pushed out Jenkins, three years after he replaced Bob Diamond as chief executive in the wake of the Libor scandal. ...
Barclays deputy chairman quits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of July 2015 08:19:33 AM
....Sir Mike was not believed to have been a huge supporter of Mr Jenkins, he adds. Sir Mike was a firm ally of Bob Diamond, the previous chief executive of Barclays, who came from the investment bank side of the business. ...
After Barclays sacks Antony Jenkins, it’s back to gung-ho banking image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of July 2015 08:00:04 AM
....And, it would appear, put more emphasis on the investment bank, which is as troublesome now as it was in the 1990s when Martin Taylor (now a policymaker at the Bank of England) broke it up – when it was Barclays de Zoete Wedd – and sold most of it off. In jettisoning BZW, however, Taylor paved the way for Bob Diamond to recreate it in the form of Barclays Capital, which generated billions of pounds in profits but has also been the source of the endless rows over jaw-dropping bonuses and multimillion-pound fines for rigging Libor rates and foreign exchange markets. ...
Safe hands Jenkins dropped the ball at Barclays image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 11th of July 2015 05:54:33 PM
.... Jenkins was considered a safe pair of hands when he was appointed in the summer of 2012. The corporate banker, who had spent time running Barclaycard and the retail bank, was the antithesis of his predecessor, Bob Diamond. ...
Barclays' John McFarlane: I’m no axe-man image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 11th of July 2015 03:10:15 PM
.... Mr Jenkins had held the top job for less than three years, taking the reins in August 2012. He was seen as a safe pair of hands following the carnage of the Libor scandal, which claimed the scalps of chief executive Bob Diamond and chairman Marcus Agius. ...
.... . At the Mansion House dinner last month, Mr Osborne talked about “a new settlement with financial services”, which sounded like his version of former Barclays chief Bob Diamond insisting that the time for “remorse” was over – albeit Diamond Bob insisted it four years too early. ...
Antony Jenkins' sacking from Barclays may be the death knell for banking reform image
....Related: Barclays fires chief executive Antony Jenkins. When recently sacked Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins was appointed three years ago, he was seen by some as a sensible successor to Bob Diamond, a man widely blamed for turning Barclays from a primarily UK retail-focused organisation into a global, universal bank where systematic and illegal manipulation of Libor and foreign exchange interest rates took root. ...
.... Shares in the other big UK banks were either flat or falling as investors sat on their hands ahead of the Budget. Mr Jenkins, a retail banker who previously ran Barclaycard, had been in the job for just three years, having been hired to replace the high-profile American investment banker, Bob Diamond. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 9th of July 2015 12:27:23 AM
....But Mr Jenkins’s problems went way beyond that. His predecessor, Bob Diamond, may have endured considerable public opprobrium, but his following in the City was still solid when he was forced out – not by investors, it should be remembered, but by political and public pressure in the wake of the Libor fixing scandal. ...
FTSE 100 bounces back after emergency budget  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of July 2015 06:16:33 PM
.... Analysts at RBC Capital Markets said “the message is very much an acceleration of the existing strategy rather than one of major changes”. James Invine, of Societe Generale, believes there may be another review of the group’s businesses, akin to those conducted by Bob Diamond in 2011 and Mr Jenkins in 2013 and 2014, but with a tougher threshold as to retain a business or not. ...
John McFarlane has a tough job living up to his promises at Barclays image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of July 2015 12:34:43 PM
.... Few of us ever understood what the ambition to build “the go-to bank” really meant. On this view, Jenkins, a retail banker, was a useful antidote to Bob Diamond and his crew of muscular investment bankers but lacked the dynamism to give the new-look Barclays a bigger kick. ...
Jenkins has paid for his failure to wrestle Barclays investment bank into shape image
....” . There is no doubt that Bob Diamond, chief executive of Barclays until his ignominious 2012 departure in the wake of the Libor scandal, would have reversed the order. ...
Barclays boss sacked in board fallout image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of July 2015 06:26:08 AM
....It is thought that Sir Mike wants Barclays to retain its global presence as a major investment bank whilst Mr Jenkins felt it should be cut back. It has been made clear to me that Mr Jenkins was seen as having done a good job steadying the bank after the previous chief executive, Bob Diamond, resigned. ...
Barclays sacks Antony Jenkins as chief executive image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of July 2015 06:14:26 AM
.... Mr Jenkins has been in the top job at the UK bank since the summer of 2012. He was promoted after the previous chief executive, Bob Diamond, left in the wake of the Libor scandal. ...
Barclays fires chief executive Antony Jenkins image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of July 2015 06:13:50 AM
....He is being temporarily replaced by the new chairman, John McFarlane – who has only been in post since April - to clear the way for new leadership to accelerate changes at the business and inject more energy into its operations. A long-running boardroom row over the future of Barclays’ investment banking side, the business that was built up by his predecessor Bob Diamond, was said to be behind Jenkins’ departure. ...
New Deutsche Bank boss must not repeat mistakes of the past image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 8th of June 2015 06:08:11 PM
.... . At the time, pundits dryly remarked that while Barclays, which was the first bank to settle Libor claims back in 2012, paid a relatively light fine but lost Bob Diamond, its chief executive, shortly after, Deutsche Bank’s bosses remained at the helm amid a much bigger bill. ...

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