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Banking group Lloyds selling Uruguay’s operations to Swiss Banque Heritage

Saturday, September 8th 2012 - 06:58 UTC
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Banking group Lloyds announced on Friday its intention to sell its operations in Uruguay to Banque Heritage (Uruguay) SA in an effort to scale back its international presence. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    When I first visited Uruguay and realised it was for us I went to the Lloyds branch in the Missiones district of Montevideo to set up an account I could operate from the UK to buy a house before we moved over.

    They were just not interested. BROU on the other hand welcomed me with open arms and a new account, internet banking and setting up my Escribana as my Power of Attorney was achieved in less than 30 minutes. Best service I have had in any bank, in any country, where I have an account.

    Sep 08th, 2012 - 12:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • row82

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    Sep 08th, 2012 - 06:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • redpoll

    Chris I would agree with reservations, added to which BROU being a government bank isnt going to go bust as so many Uruguayan banks have in the past or sell out to another bank

    Sep 08th, 2012 - 11:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    From a British bank to a Swiss bank, hmm...

    Sep 09th, 2012 - 05:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DanyBerger

    Seem Lloyds has to cover loses in UK, not a good sign...

    Is “corralito” coming soon in UK?

    I should be very scared if I have any money in a Brit bank...

    Sep 09th, 2012 - 07:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Well don't worry, you haven't any money in any bank. :o)

    Sep 09th, 2012 - 06:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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