Deals Rumor Mill: TD Bank, Telefonica, Twitter

Law360, New York (October 15, 2013, 2:19 PM EDT) -- Canada's Toronto-Dominion Bank is considering making a play for the $12.8 billion U.S. retail operations of Royal Bank of Scotland PLC, according to a Monday report from the Sunday Times newspaper. The prospective buyer, which operates across North America under the TD Bank banner, would swallow up RBS's Citizens Bank unit to substantially increase its presence in the states. The speculation over a potential tie-up comes as the U.K. government considers whether to split apart the assets of RBS, a process that could speed up a...
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