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Watsa: the man who partnered Ross in BoI stake sale

9th March, 2014
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Watsa: the man who partnered Ross in BoI stake sale

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross grabbed the headlines last week for selling down part of his Bank of Ireland stake, but his partner in the deal was Prem Watsa - the man arguably more central to the bank's last-minute recapitalisation in July 2011.

The two shareholders, who owned about 18 per cent of Bank of Ireland between them before the bank delivered its 2013 results last Monday,...

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