Barclays investors leap to Jes Staley’s defence in Jeffrey Epstein probe

The Telegraph | Feb 20, 2020 at 6:00 AM
  • Other fund managers agree, urging the bank’s board not to make any rash decisions while the investigation is ongoing.
  • The calls for Staley to stay from top investors echo the recent rally for support from Credit Suisse shareholders for outgoing boss Tidjane Thiam ahead of the news of his departure.
  • With Barclays’ performance looking up, investors were no doubt hopeful Staley would be the chief executive to break the spell of chief executive drama.