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January 2014

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Metro Bank reports record growth

Metro Bank, the first new high street bank in more than 100 years, today announces its quarter four financial statement to 31 December 2013.

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Metro Bank completes £387.5 million capital raise

Metro Bank, the revolutionary customer-focused high street bank, today confirms it has raised £387.5 million in a capital raise of common stock, with the share price at a 30% premium on the previous capital raise in June 2012. This fourth capital raise brings the total equity capital raised by the bank to £641 million ($1,050 million). The capital will be used to support the rapid expansion of Metro Bank, including its retail, commercial, and private banking businesses.

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Metro Bank to create 500 jobs in 2014

Metro Bank, the revolutionary high street bank based in London and the South East, is gearing up for another year of exceptionally strong growth, with more than 500 new jobs to be created in 2014.

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Time for a new bank: Metro Bank heads north to Milton Keynes

Metro Bank continues its fast paced expansion with the opening of its 25th store in Milton Keynes; its first store of 2014. To mark the opening, the UK’s most revolutionary bank will be holding two days of celebrations on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th January. Milton Keynes residents and businesses visiting the store will experience an array of entertainment; including stilt walkers, face painting, performing dogs, balloons and music, and most importantly, a new convenient customer focused bank for personal and business customers.

December 2013

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Metro Bank brings the banking revolution to Edgware

Metro Bank continues its fast paced expansion with the opening of its 24th store in Edgware. To mark the opening, the UK’s most revolutionary bank will be holding two days of celebrations on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th December. Edgware residents and businesses visiting the store will experience an array of entertainment; including stilt walkers, face painting, performing dogs, balloons and music, and most importantly, a new convenient customer focused bank for personal and business customers.

November 2013

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Time for a new bank: Metro Bank brings the banking revolution to Windsor

Metro Bank continues its fast paced expansion with the opening of its 23rd store in Windsor. To mark the opening, the UK’s most revolutionary bank will be holding Grand Opening celebrations on Friday 6th December. Windsor residents and businesses visiting the store will experience an array of entertainment; including stilt walkers, face painting, balloons and music, and most importantly, a new convenient customer focused bank for local people and businesses.

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Metro Bank wins Mumsnet Family Friendly Award

Metro Bank, which prides itself on offering customers the very best in service and convenience, was the only bank to be awarded the Gold accolade. It was praised for its family friendly initiatives for customers and colleagues, including the spacious layout of its stores, its Metro Money Zone financial education programme which forms part of its ‘Kids Rock!’ ethos, and its approach to flexible working for colleagues.

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Metro Bank launches NEW Personal Online Banking Platform

Metro Bank has today launched its new internet banking service for all personal customers. The new platform offers an easy to use, intuitive service, which will improve usability for customers. Metro Bank has introduced a number of new options to internet banking.

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Metro Bank is bank of the year

Metro Bank continues its rapid expansion with the opening of its 22nd store on Cheapside in the City of London taking place next week. This will be followed by two more stores in Windsor and Edgware before the end of the year, and up to 12 stores to open in 2014. It now has more than 250,000 business and personal customer accounts, and recently announced third quarter results which saw record breaking growth across lending and deposits; year on year increases of 370% and 157% respectively.

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Metro Bank brings the banking revolution to Cheapside

Metro Bank continues its fast paced expansion with the opening of its 22nd store in the City of London. To mark the opening, the UK’s most revolutionary bank will be holding two days of celebrations on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd November. City workers, residents and businesses visiting the store will experience entertainment including stilt walkers, shoe shining, manicures, balloons and music, as well as free food, and most importantly, a new and convenient, customer focused bank for personal and business customers

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