Also see: The Lexington Comair Crash, parts 13 and 18 for Hellman & Friedman/CIA/organized crime/Hunt family connections
By Alistair Holloway
Bloomberg, March 22, 2009
The deal, if completed, would value the unit at about $5 billion, the report said.
Barclays’ spokeswoman Nicola Hankey declined to comment when contacted by Bloomberg News today.
Barclays said March 16 it was in talks to sell the exchange-traded funds unit to bolster capital without turning over a stake to the U.K. government. Rivals Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc and Lloyds Banking Group Plc boosted capital through a state asset-insurance plan that allowed increased state ownership of the companies.