Dec 19 (Reuters) - Arbuthnot Banking Group Plc
* Arbuthnot Latham has completed purchase of a private banking loan portfolio, which is mainly secured against residential property.
* Loans are being purchased from Duncan Lawrie.
* As at end-Oct. the portfolio had total customer balances of approximately 44.9 million pounds and comprised 83 customer accounts.
* Consideration of 42.7 million pounds will be satisfied in cash from group's resources. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Simon Jessop)