Rogue Trader Nick Leeson Reveals Insider Story of Barings Bank Collapse at UK Event

Rogue Trader Nick Leeson Reveals Insider Story of Barings Bank Collapse at UK Event

When futures trader Nick Leeson is sent to Singapore by the Barings Bank he secretly begins to steal vast amounts of their own money to cover his risky financial wagering.

When futures trader Nick Leeson is sent to Singapore by the Barings Bank he secretly begins to steal vast amounts of their own money to cover his risky financial wagering.

Going For Broke: Nick Leeson And The Collapse Of Barings Bank

Going For Broke: Nick Leeson And The Collapse Of Barings Bank

Barings Bank vakası. Barings Bank neden battı. Nicholas William Leeson.

Barings Bank vakası. Barings Bank neden battı. Nicholas William Leeson.

MR & MRS NICHOLAS BARING, former head of Barings Bank at a party in London on October 23rd 1996.LSY 44

MR & MRS NICHOLAS BARING, former head of Barings Bank at a party in London on October 23rd 1996.LSY 44

Bankers Behind Bars  Nick Leeson    During Nick Lesson's time at Bristain's Barings Bank, he lost 862 million pounds and even managed to level the 233-year-old bank itself, according to The Telegraph. He served four years in a Singapore jail before he was released early with life-threatening cancer.

Bankers Behind Bars Nick Leeson During Nick Lesson's time at Bristain's Barings Bank, he lost 862 million pounds and even managed to level the 233-year-old bank itself, according to The Telegraph. He served four years in a Singapore jail before he was released early with life-threatening cancer.

1934 Pewter Tankard Awarded to MB Baring of Eton College - Barings Bank Vintage Tankard Vintage Metalware Vintage Banking Vintage College

1934 Pewter Tankard Awarded to MB Baring of Eton College - Barings Bank Vintage Tankard Vintage Metalware Vintage Banking Vintage College

On Biography.com, learn more about Nicholas Leeson, the rogue derivatives trader that brought down Barings Bank.

On Biography.com, learn more about Nicholas Leeson, the rogue derivatives trader that brought down Barings Bank.

The Spectacular Collapse of Barings Bank. In 1995, Barings was forced into instant bankruptcy by the rogue trading of a single 28-year-old employee in the Singapore office: Nick Leeson. The investment bank founded in 1762 by John and Francis Baring wasn’t just any bank — it was a British establishment. In 1802, it helped to negotiate the Louisiana Purchase from France, and later it helped finance the U.S. government during the War of 1812. The bank boasted not a logo but a crest.

The Spectacular Collapse of Barings Bank. In 1995, Barings was forced into instant bankruptcy by the rogue trading of a single 28-year-old employee in the Singapore office: Nick Leeson. The investment bank founded in 1762 by John and Francis Baring wasn’t just any bank — it was a British establishment. In 1802, it helped to negotiate the Louisiana Purchase from France, and later it helped finance the U.S. government during the War of 1812. The bank boasted not a logo but a crest.

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