Virgin Money Set to Win Bid to Buy Northern Rock, Times Reports
Virgin Money Ltd. is close to winning its bid to buy Northern Rock Plc in a 1 billion-pound ($1.6 billion) transaction, the Sunday Times reported, citing unidentified sources close to the sale.
Virgin Money emerged as the favorite after a bid by JC Flowers & Co LLC was on the brink of collapse this weekend following Friday’s end to talks with Principality on a joint offer, the newspaper said.
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