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Lloyds Banking Group COO Juan Colombas to Retire during Q3 2020

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Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) has announced that its Chief Operating Officer, Juan Colombás, plans to retire from the Group in July 2020. Juan joined in 2011 as the Group’s Chief Risk Officer. He played a critical role in helping the Group determine its strategy in the wake of the financial crisis and, in particular, the restructuring of its balance sheet …

Lloyds Banking Group announce non-executive Board changes and succession plans

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Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) has announced the appointment of two Non-Executive Directors, Sarah Legg and Catherine Woods. Sarah Legg, who will join the Board on 1 December 2019, was Group Financial Controller of HSBC until earlier this year, and previously CFO for HSBC’s Asia Pacific region. Sarah will join the Board’s Audit and Risk Committees.  Catherine Woods will join the …

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Lloyds Banking Group Update on Payment Protection Insurance

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Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) has today provided an update on charges relating to the mis-selling of Payment Protection Insurance (‘PPI’). At our half year results on 31 July 2019, the Group reported a PPI charge for the first half of 2019 of £650 million, with an unutilised provision of £1,083 million relating to complaints and associated administration costs. …

Tesco Bank confirms sale of mortgage portfolio to Lloyds Banking Group

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Tesco Personal Finance Plc. / Tesco Bank (LON: TSCO) today confirmed the sale of its mortgage portfolio to Lloyds Banking Group (LON: LLOY) for a cash consideration of c. £3.8bn. Tesco Bank has over 23,000 mortgage customers. The mortgage portfolio has a lending balance of c. £3.7bn and generated directly attributable pre-tax profits of £9.1m in the 2018/19 financial year …

Lloyds Banking Group plc Continues to make strong strategic progress

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Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) have today provided the following half year results. The Group has continued to make strong strategic progress during the first half of 2019 and delivered a good financial performance with market leading efficiency and returns. The economy has remained resilient although economic uncertainty has led to some softening in business confidence as well as …

Lloyds Banking Group plc A strong business performance with continued strategic progress

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Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY) today announced Q1 2019 Interim Management Statement. GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE’S STATEMENT In the first three months of 2019 we have again delivered a strong business performance with continued strategic progress, increased statutory and underlying profit and strong financial returns. While Brexit uncertainty persists, and continued uncertainty could further impact the economy, I remain confident that …

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Lloyds Banking Group plc A year of strong strategic and financial delivery

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Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY) together with its subsidiaries released results for the year ended 31 December 2018. RESULTS FOR THE FULL YEAR ‘2018 has been a year of strong strategic and financial delivery, as we build on our unique capabilities to transform the Group to succeed in a digital world. We have made significant progress against the priorities we …

Lloyds Banking Group Change Company Secretary

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Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) announces that Kate Cheetham will be appointed as Group Company Secretary next year, in addition to her role as Group General Counsel.

Kate will take up her additional role in 2019. She succeeds Malcolm Wood who joined Lloyds as Group Company Secretary in November 2014 and has announced his intention to retire following the Group’s Annual General Meeting, in June 2019.

Kate joined Lloyds in 2005 from Linklaters and was appointed Group General Counsel in May 2015.

Lloyds Banking Group delivered a strong and sustainable financial performance

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Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY), today released Q3 2018 interim Management Statement

· Statutory profit after tax of £3.7 billion up 18 per cent, with a 5 per cent increase in underlying profit, an 11 per cent reduction in below the line charges and a lower effective tax rate

− Net income at £13.4 billion, 2 per cent higher, with net interest margin stable in the quarter at 2.93 per cent

− Operating costs reducing with lower business as usual costs1 offsetting increased investment; cost:income ratio further improved to 47.5 per cent with positive jaws of 5 per cent

− Asset quality remains strong with no deterioration in credit risk; gross asset quality ratio stable at 28 basis points with increased net asset quality ratio of 22 basis points reflecting expected lower write backs and releases

· Loans and advances up £2.3 billion in the quarter with prudent lending growth in targeted segments

· Return on tangible equity increased to 13.0 per

Lloyds Banking Group Retirement of George Culmer, CFO

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The Board of Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) is extremely grateful to George for the key role he has played in helping Lloyds navigate its way through the aftermath of the financial crisis to return to full private ownership in 2017. George joined in 2012 with a long track record of successful financial leadership. During his time at Lloyds, George has brought his extensive experience and deep understanding to bear in helping restore financial performance, resume dividend payments, develop the Group’s strategy and undertake important M&A activity, including the Group’s successful acquisition of MBNA in 2017.

A search for a suitable successor has commenced. It is envisaged that George will retire after H1 results in 2019.

António Horta-Osório, Group Chief Executive of Lloyds, said:

“George has been a crucial member of the team that has helped turn Lloyds around and position it for future success. He has a great mind and great ju