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A sting for Pollen Street

Mar 8, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

How apt that the private equity financiers from Pollen Street Capital have been told to buzz off after a highly opportunistic takeover bid for challenger bank Shawbrook.

Less than two years after listing the lender on the stock market, the investors behind its flotation are attempting to buy it back. It's a familiar trick in the private equity world, especially if the company in question has performed poorly in public hands - cash in at float, then again by buying it back on the cheap and

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