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Provident Financial PLC (PFG.L)

PFG.L on London Stock Exchange

518.80GBp
25 Mar 2019
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Provident names Neil Chandler as managing director of Vanquis Bank

British lender Provident Financial Plc on Monday named a new managing director and chairman for its banking unit, which is at the heart of its defence against a 1.3 billion pound hostile takeover bid from Non-Standard Finance.

Provident names Neil Chandler as managing director of Vanquis Bank

March 25 British lender Provident Financial Plc on Monday named a new managing director and chairman for its banking unit, which is at the heart of its defence against a 1.3 billion pound hostile takeover bid from Non-Standard Finance .

Provident will not sell home credit unit even as NSF closes in

Provident Financial will not sell its troubled home credit unit as the subprime lender grows its banking business and stands its ground against a hostile takeover bid by smaller rival Non-Standard Finance, its CEO said.

UPDATE 2-Provident will not sell home credit unit even as NSF closes in

* Reiterates NSF offer not in the interests of all shareholders (Adds CEO, analyst comments, shares, graphic)

Provident Financial swings to profit in 2018

March 13 Troubled subprime lender Provident Financial Plc swung to a pretax profit in 2018, bolstering its defence against a hostile takeover by smaller rival Non-Standard Finance Plc..

Non-Standard Finance still confident on its hostile bid for Provident

The CEO of UK subprime lender Non-Standard Finance (NSF) said on Friday he was still confident the group's 1.3 billion pound hostile takeover bid for bigger rival Provident Financial would succeed but declined to say whether it would increase its offer.

UPDATE 3-Britain's Non-Standard Finance still confident on its hostile bid for Provident

* Canaccord analyst do not expect rival bid (Adds details about share price, bid value, analyst comment)

UPDATE 1-Non-Standard Finance still has sights set on rival Provident after rejected bid

March 8 Subprime lender Non-Standard Finance Plc (NSF) said on Friday that it was still looking to buy and transform Provident Financial Plc, even after its bigger rival rejected its unsolicited 1.3 billion pound takeover offer.

Non-Standard Finance still looking to buy rival Provident after rejected bid

March 8 Subprime lender Non-Standard Finance Plc (NSF) said on Friday that it was still looking to buy and transform Provident Financial Plc, even after its bigger rival rejected its unsolicited 1.3 billion pound takeover offer.

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Provident puts Vanquis at heart of $1.7 bln hostile bid defence

March 6 Provident Financial Plc stood its ground against a hostile 1.3 billion pound ($1.7 billion) takeover bid by smaller rival Non Standard Finance Plc on Wednesday, saying it will focus on growing its banking business.

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