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Pru backs BoS bid

Bank of Scotland&#39s hostile bid for National Westminster Bank has received a boost with Prudential saying it will throw its weight behind the Scottish bank takeover.


The Pru has agreed to buy Natwest&#39s life business from BoS if its bid is successful.


If implemented, Prudential will have exclusive rights to sell its life, pensions and investment products through Natwest branches.


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