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    1. Fast FT

      7 hours ago

      Barclays to offload African stake

      Barclays has announced plans to sell part stake in its African subsidiary through a placing with institutional...

    2. April 28, 2016

      Barclays needs more strategy than just hope and a prayer

      Barclays shareholders are restless. The stock price is down even as the market is up. The bank’s shares are trading...

    1. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Opening Quote: BHS blame game is heating up

      Barclays’ profits are down by a quarter, Steinhoff concedes defeat in the battle for Darty, the BHS blame game is...

    2. FT Alphaville

      April 27, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      Barclays’ profits are down by a quarter, Steinhoff concedes defeat in the battle for Darty, the BHS blame game is...

    3. April 26, 2016

      Atlas Mara weighs up Barclays Africa deal

      Bob Diamond’s plans to bid for Barclays’ African banking operations have continued to gather speed, with Atlas Mara —...

    4. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      Bob Diamond confirms discussions over Barclays Africa assets

      A company created by billionaire Ashish Thakkar and Bob Diamond has said it has had discussions over taking a stake in...

    5. April 24, 2016

      Carlyle teams up with Bob Diamond to prepare Africa bid

      Bob Diamond has joined forces with the US private equity group Carlyle to prepare a joint bid for the African banking...

    6. April 18, 2016

      Four ways to bring galactic executive pay back down to earth

      Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates goals with a leap and a pose — arms extended downwards, chest thrust forward — that enrage...

    7. March 7, 2016

      Barclays’ African sale shows decline of universal banking model

      Barclays announced last week that it intends to sell its African operations. The emergence of Bob Diamond, the bank’s...

    8. March 4, 2016

      Atlas Mara: sticks and stones

      Throw all the rocks you want at Bob Diamond; they just bounce off his carbonite exterior. Despite the lamentable share...

    9. March 4, 2016

      City Insider: Barclays’ ‘nightmare scenario’

      Bob Diamond: Goldmining in Africa Picture the scene in the Barclays boardroom. Takeover bids are in for the bank’s...

    10. March 3, 2016

      Diamond eyes Barclays Africa assets

      Bob Diamond, the forceful former Barclays chief executive, is approaching investors to back a takeover bid for a swath...

    11. March 3, 2016

      Transubstantiation of Dobson shows funds bend stewardship rules

      So it’s au revoir, rather than adieu. Michael Dobson is stepping down as chief executive at Schroders but is staying on...

    12. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      What Barclays 'musketeer' Rich Ricci did next

      Rich Ricci, the flamboyant former right-hand man of ex-Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond, has joined freemarketFX, a...

    13. February 10, 2016

      Rich Ricci joins currency exchange freemarketFX as chairman

      Rich Ricci, the flamboyant former right-hand man of ex-Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond, has joined freemarketFX, a...

    14. Fast FT

      February 4, 2016

      Barclays handing over Qatar documents to SFO

      Barclays has changed its tack and is handing over documents to the Serious Fraud Office that relate to its dealings...

    15. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      Amanda Staveley sues Barclays for almost £1bn

      Barclays has been hit with a lawsuit for nearly a £1bn from Amanda Staveley, the deal-maker with a host of Middle...

    16. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - “Here’s how to survive the coming crash…” - The hand gestures of Davos. - Rebranding the Kochs....

    17. January 12, 2016

      Culture is a matter for banks not UK regulators

      The former chief executive of Barclays, Bob Diamond, once defined the culture of a corporation as how its employees...

    18. December 16, 2015

      Barclays reviews Africa strategy

      Bob Diamond, the former chief executive of Barclays pushed Africa as one of the bank’s biggest growth opportunities....

    19. December 3, 2015

      City insider: Darwinian reminder for Mike Platt

      Mike Platt: crest fallen How the mighty have fallen. Mike Platt, the flamboyant founder of BlueCrest Capital...

    20. November 26, 2015

      Attempted ‘elephant deal’ costs Barclays £72m

      Big game hunting is a risky business. Barclays learnt that the hard way on Thursday when its attempt to bag a so-called...

    21. November 8, 2015

      Amundi gears up to rival BlackRock

      Amundi’s stock market flotation on Thursday marks a new chapter in the drive by the Paris-based asset manager to build...

    22. October 29, 2015

      Dealmaker Diamond makes Wall St comeback

      Bob Diamond, the former Barclays chief, is staging a quiet comeback on Wall Street — by attempting to build a portfolio...

    23. October 28, 2015

      Barclays spins out resources buyout arm

      Barclays has spun out its natural resource private equity investing arm to managers, ending another legacy of the Bob...

    24. October 14, 2015

      The choice of Barclays’ new broom

      It took an American, Bob Diamond, to make a viable business out of Barclays’ investment bank, and it is a telling...

    25. October 13, 2015

      Choice of Jenkins’ successor sends mixed signals

      The buccaneers are back, or so it seems. With Jes Staley set to be parachuted into the helm of Barclays, the UK lender...

    26. October 13, 2015

      The evolution of Barclays in quotes

      Barclays is planning to appoint Jes Staley, former head of JPMorgan’s investment bank, as its new chief executive. The...

    27. October 13, 2015

      JPMorgan has become the training ground of global finance

      The two most significant facts about the background of Jes Staley, whom Barclays is set to name as its new chief...

    28. October 13, 2015

      Staley shines but is not another Diamond

      Jes Staley is not another Bob Diamond. On paper, the soon to be boss of Barclays and the former chief of the UK lender...

    29. August 27, 2015

      Atlas Mara: Diamond in the rough

      You can take your pick of the reasons. A loss of investor interest in Africa. The knock-on impact of lower commodity...

    30. July 8, 2015

      Big choices for Barclays as Jenkins goes

      The time for remorse and apology is over, Bob Diamond, Barclays chief executive at the time, famously told a...

    31. July 8, 2015

      ‘Mac the knife’ quick to make mark at Barclays with CEO ousting

      Barclays clearly felt a bit left out. With the boards of three other big European banks — Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse...

    32. July 8, 2015

      Barclays: ain’t Antony

      He was the man for the moment. Think back to summer 2012. Barclays was in turmoil, its decision to become the first...

    33. May 13, 2015

      The admirable Engelhardt to leave Admiral with grown-up issues

      When a child grows up, it leaves home. When a business grows up, its parent leaves home. Henry Engelhardt, co-founder...

    34. May 13, 2015

      Bob Diamond suffers shareholder opposition at Atlas Mara AGM

      Bob Diamond suffered a mini-rebellion on Tuesday at the annual meeting of his Africa-focused financial services vehicle...

    35. April 27, 2015

      Atlas Mara to extend reach into Rwandan banking

      Atlas Mara, the Africa-focused financial services vehicle spearheaded by former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond,...

    36. December 5, 2014

      Bob Diamond backs Grassroot Soccer

      Bob Diamond: Soccer gem Now here’s a worthy cause, with a novel twist: preventing HIV in Africa through the universal...

    37. November 30, 2014

      The week: December 1

      US financial advisers are battling changes to consumer protection rules that they fear will disrupt sales of retirement...

    38. November 26, 2014

      Bob Diamond pounces as global banks retreat from Africa

      Bob Diamond, the former Barclays boss who is investing in African lenders, said big global banks have moved “off the...

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