Feb 21 (Reuters) - Arbuthnot Banking Group Plc
* Pre close trading update
* "group continued its development as anticipated in Q4 of 2016 "
* renaissance asset finance transaction will be completed before end of Q1 of 2017.
* Duncan Lawrie Loan Portfolio has been successfully transferred to Arbuthnot Latham
* "expects to report pre-tax profits in line with market expectations" for year ended 31 December 2016 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: