Abigail with attitude: RBS’ Hester loses most face in Santander branch sale debacle

Abigail Hofman
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It’s never quiet in UK banking these days. In a fitting episode of handbags at dawn, Ana Botín, the chief executive of Santander UK, reneged on an agreement to buy 316 branches from RBS. The provisional sale agreement had been signed in the summer of 2010 when António Horta-Osório was running...