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Provident hopes for Snowball effect

Provident hopes for Snowball effect

Free from what proved to be the less-than vice-like grip of would-be acquirer Non-Standard Finance (NSF), doorstep lender Provident Financial (PFG) is keen to strike out on its own, newly unencumbered by a hostile takeover bid (save for perhaps the resulting £20m advisory bill).

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