Banking & finance
Remnant, James, (Lord) National Life Stories: City Lives (19 of 26) National Life Stories: City Lives
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1993-16-12, 1994-08-02, 1994-02-03, 1994-22-03, 1994-14-04, 1994-24-05, 1994-01-06
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Remnant, James, (Lord), 1930-, (speaker, male)
Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)
Part 19 (tape 10 Side A): Company never stabilised again after Peter Gray affair. Was approached through Warburgs by New York company wanting to buy firm. Were advised by Kleinwort Benson. JR's use of Concorde. Sale to New York fell through as unable to agree on price. Eventually company was sold to SociÃ©tÃ© GÃ©nÃ©rale three years later for 50 million. JR felt couldn't resign even if felt like it during bad period. [Interview 24th May 1994] JR's visit to Israel since previous interview. Details of Order of St. John. Details of family crest and coat of arms.
Interview with James Wogan Remnant, 3rd Baron Remnant, Director of the Bank of Scotland (1989–1996).