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A Danish disaster thriller seeks a happy ending.

21st September, 2013
Michael Noonan: envious glances across the water.

Danish disaster thriller seeks happy ending

Quelle surprise! The Danish government last week criticised Danske Bank for its expansion into Ireland through its 2005 acquisition of National Irish Bank, stating it was one of a number of boom-time plays that helped risk the entire Danish economy.

The bank's response was equally unsurprising, with its chief financial officer Henrik Ramalau-Hansen stating that its Irish foray was "something we would do differently if we had known then what...

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