Brothers in Arms
When one brother tries to bail the other one out, common sense dictates all should end happily. But at a recent meeting of lenders, some realised this may not necessarily be so all the time. As one agreed to have more skin in the game to show his commitment, the other kept insisted on creating competitive tension among suitors if he was forced to divest one of his assets. The passive resistance, even during the final stages of a negotiated agreement, raised many eyebrows.