London & Brazilian Bank

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1862 →


A predecessor firm of Lloyds.

  1. Formation of London & Brazilian Bank 1862.  
  2. Abortive merger 1865 with Banco Maua of Brazil  [and linkages of Baron of Maua with English firms financing slave-trading 'behind the facade of imports and exports': Carruthers & Co.; Mackay, Miller & Co., Hogg, Adam & Co., and 'Andrew and Edward'.]


  1. Geoffrey Jones, Banks and money: international and comparative finance in history, pp. 40-1.

  2. Carlos Gabriel Guimaraes 'Banks, economics and power during the second reign: the Sociedade Bancaria Maua, MacGregor & Cia. 1854-1866',