Demutualisation

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The LV= muddle shows mutuals need their own Takeover Panel | Nils Pratley
Bain Capital saga underlines flaws in law governing sector, such as lack of basic accountability to members

Nils Pratley

13, Dec, 2021 @7:40 PM

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LV= sale to Bain might have gone through but for its board’s blunders
Analysis: not seeking a mandate from the mutual’s members or explaining the deal properly to them were fatal errors

Nils Pratley Financial editor

10, Dec, 2021 @5:52 PM

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LV= sell-off could knock the mutuals movement for six
Members of the former Liverpool Victoria vote this week on a deal that may be the last gasp of a more equitable era

Richard Partington

05, Dec, 2021 @12:05 AM

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LV= takeover may create conflicts of interest, says boss of trade body
Martin Shaw says ‘three-act tragedy’ has led to plans to demutualise, in criticism of chief executive and chair

Jasper Jolly

24, Nov, 2021 @7:06 PM

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LV= might want to ease up on talk of Royal London ‘hand grenades’
Bain’s £530m offer may stack up for board but the mutual’s 1.2m policyholders get the final say

Nils Pratley

16, Nov, 2021 @7:38 PM

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Mounting fears over LV= takeover amid claims rivals aim to split up mutual
Insurer Royal London reportedly hopes to join up with rival bidder Bain Capital and sell off parts of 178-year-old firm

Joanna Partridge

14, Nov, 2021 @4:47 PM

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Tory treasurer could net millions from controversial LV= takeover
Exclusive: Secrecy obscures fees already paid to Malik Karim’s investment bank for advice on pension firm’s demutualisation

John Collingridge and Kalyeena Makortoff

12, Nov, 2021 @5:53 PM

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What is LV= and why does its takeover matter?
Questions linger over the proposed buyout of the pensions and insurance mutual by a US private equity firm

Kalyeena Makortoff

12, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Co-ops are doing Britain proud, but is it mutual? | Greg Rosen
Greg Rosen: Co-operatives and mutuals keep outperforming the UK economy, yet Cameron and Osborne seem reluctant to join the vogue

Greg Rosen

08, Aug, 2012 @4:53 PM

Letters: RAC sale and our car-crash economy
Letters: The real regret is that the RAC and AA, which used to be member-owned, were encouraged to demutualise some years back

26, Jun, 2011 @8:00 PM

Letters: Remutualisation of Northern Rock
Letters: We call on the government to give equal and due consideration to a mutual option for the future of Northern Rock

18, Mar, 2011 @12:05 AM

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Remutualise Northern Rock | Chuka Umunna

Chuka Umunna: Returning Northern Rock to its roots would inject a valuable dose of participatory democracy into the financial industry

Chuka Umunna

03, Feb, 2011 @11:00 AM

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