The Chuck and John show

19 March 2007 By Rob Cox

But not to buy all of it. While Citi could find copious synergies to fuel a bid, its investors would howl and ABN s wouldn t want its paper. Instead boss Chuck Prince should offer to buy ABN s US and Latin arms. That would cost less, suit Barclays, and plug some of Citi s gaps. It could probably cut more costs than Barclays. But its investors would howl and ABN s wouldn t want Citi stock. Instead boss Chuck Prince should offer to buy ABN s US and Latin arms. That would cost less, suit Barclays, and plug some of Citi s gaps.

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