Greensill crisis leaves bank’s founder facing sudden fall to earth – The Guardian

Lex Greensill likes to tell his story. He boasts regularly about how he rose from a watermelon, sugar cane and sweet potato farmer in northern Queensland to become a billionaire banker traversing the world by private jet, and employing some of the worlds most powerful former politicians including the ex-UK prime minister David Cameron and the former Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop.
He refuses, however, to talk about his current predicament, as Greensill Capital, the controversial bank he…

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