Hollicom Digest – 28.06.2016
We may now be officially in the silly season now that class has been dismissed but there’s still lots of interesting news out there. Here’s some links, including a revealing interview with an oil tanker tycoon, a senior insurance boss going into a tech-start up, a sad day as a stalwart of apprenticeships dies and details of Co-op Bank’s “rescue”.
WSJ lands a rare interview with reclusive shipping billionaire John Fredriksen. And while most reckon there are too many oil tankers, he wants to buy more.
Wondering what former Standard Life boss Sir Sandy Crombie has been up to lately? He’s joined a tech start-up – on the Daily Business.
Sad day in north-east Scotland as Charles Ritchie, founder of engineering firm Score Group and a massive supporter of developing the skills of young people, has died – on Energy Voice
US-hedge funds to the rescue of UK’s “ethical” Co-operative Bank in £700m debt-for-equity fundraise – reducing Co-op Group’s shareholding in the lender, natch. On Alliance News