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Metro Bank recognised in LSE's '1000 companies to inspire Britain' report

10th March 2015

Metro Bank, the revolutionary high street bank, has been identified as one of the London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest growing and most dynamic businesses in the UK.

Craig Donaldson, Chief Executive, Metro Bank commented: “It’s an absolute honour to be recognised by the London Stock Exchange as one of the ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’. We pride ourselves on revolutionising UK banking, by bringing something new and different to the banking sector; a model focused on providing the very best in service and convenience to our customers. We take a customer centric approach to everything we do, always thinking about what is going to improve our customers’ banking experience and constantly innovating to bring them the best.”

Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange Group said: “This report is a significant part of London Stock Exchange’s broader campaign to support UK high growth companies in their journeys from Start-up to Stardom and to create an entrepreneurship revolution. I’m delighted that a strong alliance between UK Government, financial market participants, investors, entrepreneurs and companies has been created to support these inspiring businesses.”

Metro Bank continues its rapid expansion in 2015, most recently opening its 33rd store in Brighton, with a further eight stores set to open over the course of the year. The bank now has more than 447,000 personal and business customer accounts and recently announced strong full year results, which saw growth across lending and deposits; with year on year increases of 112% and 118% respectively.