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Diamond eyes Tandem in UK retail bank return 

Diamond eyes Tandem in UK retail bank return 

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An investment vehicle founded by the former Barclays chief Bob Diamond‎ is weighing a deal that would catapult him back into the British retail banking sector after a five-year absence.Sky News has learnt that Atlas Merchant Capital (AMC) is in discussions about buying a stake in Tandem Money, a financial services app aiming to compete with a plethora of new digital lenders.If completed, it would be another milestone in Mr Diamond's post-Barclays career, and would come months after AMC agreed to acquire Panmure Gordon, the venerable City stockbroker, in conjunction with its existing Qatari shareholders.Mr Diamond is not thought to have taken a meaningful stake in any other UK retail banking franchise since his ousting as Barclays' chief executive in the summer of 2012.Having him invest thr...