Barclays snaps up Lehmans US arm for £140m
Barclays swoops in for the North American division of the collapsed investment bank
Barclays has paid £140m in cash to buy Lehman Brothers’ US business.
The bank will also acquire the New York headquarters of Lehman Brothers as
well as its two data centres for £800m.
The deal means Barclays will acquire Lehman’s trading assets with a current
estimated value of £40bn and trading liabilities with a current estimated value