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Royal Bank of Scotland branch sale draws new interest, Bloomberg reports

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) is attracting new interest for its 316 branches that regulators want sold, reports Bloomberg. AnaCap Financial Partners LLP, a private-equity backer of Aldermore Bank Plc, is in talks with the bank, sources say. There are other potential bidders, including Nationwide Building Society, Richard Branson’s Virgin Money Holdings (U.K.) Ltd. and U.S. investor JC Flowers & Co., the sources add.