Barclays and Rothschild targeted in insurance M&A fight

Barclays and Rothschild are being legally pursued by Scor, which claims they breached confidence and trade secrets after the insurer rejected a merger offer from compatriot Covéa. But Scor praised Credit Suisse, claiming it had refused to join those two banks’ actions.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 31 Jan 2019

Tuesday was a dramatic day for French insurers Scor and Covéa, which have been at loggerheads since last year over the latter’s rejected takeover bid.

Central to the dispute is Thierry Derez, chief executive and chair of Covéa, and a member of Scor’s board until he stepped down ...

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