Metro Bank

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Re: Metro Bank

Post by pabenny » Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:41 pm

Largely agree with both previous posts.

Like any speculative purchase, the prospect for a juicy gain is matched by the possibility of being wiped out. Metro Bank may well have been oversold but I think the upside from takeover is small - would anyone actually want to buy it? I can see the BoE brokering an orderly transition of customer accounts leaving a shell containing just the branches. Perhaps given the capital requirements on banks, there some break-up value.

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Re: Metro Bank

Post by Boro Boy » Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:11 pm

parchedpeas wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:10 pm
I can't remember the last time I went into a bank branch. And I can't imagine the next time I'll need to. So I just can't see this company being anything other than toast, long term.
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