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February 2021

News

Acquisition of RateSetter back book

Metro Bank today announces the acquisition of a portfolio of loans from peer-to-peer investors who have invested through the Retail Money Market Ltd ("RateSetter") platform for a cash consideration of up to £384 million.

News

Metro Bank completes sale of £3bn residential mortgage portfolio to NatWest Group plc

Further to Metro Bank's announcement on 18 December 2020 regarding the sale of a portfolio of owner occupied residential mortgages to NatWest, Metro Bank confirms that the sale completed on 2 February 2021 as expected.

January 2021

Product

Metro Bank cuts rates on 90% LTV mortgages

Metro Bank today announces significant rate reductions of 0.4% on its 90% LTV 5 year fixed rate mortgages.

December 2020

News

New Year’s Resolutions: Brits are determined to save more, spend less and start managing their money better in 2021

New research from Metro Bank, conducted by YouGov, has revealed the extent to which people are getting set to take control of their finances in 2021.

News

Metro Bank confirms sale of £3bn residential mortgage portfolio to NatWest Group plc ("NatWest")

Metro Bank today confirms the sale of a portfolio of owner occupied residential mortgages to NatWest for a cash consideration of up to £3,128 million.

News

A quarter of Brits worry their belongings will be robbed this Christmas

New research from Metro Bank, conducted by YouGov, has revealed the extent to which people worry about their personal belongings.

News

This Christmas, Metro Bank Magic Money Trees set to help the most disadvantaged children

Metro Bank, the UK’s community bank, today unveils gift giving Magic Money Trees in each of its 77 stores – to support disadvantaged children across the UK. The initiative is being run in partnership with Action for Children, as the charity’s only corporate partner to host gift giving pop-up locations as part of its ‘Secret Santa’ campaign.

November 2020

News

Metro Bank to create 50+ new jobs in Bristol

Metro Bank will be opening a new customer contact centre, creating 50+ new jobs in Bristol.

Product

Metro Bank improves Buy to Let stress rates and criteria as it launches into more specialist mortgages

Metro Bank announces changes to its criteria for Buy to Let lending, designed to make the bank a more specialist lender to support its growing number of customers.

News

Board Update

Further to the announcement on 8 July 2020, Metro Bank today confirms the appointment of Robert Sharpe as Chairman with effect from 1 November 2020.

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