Metro Bank

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‘Terminated’ takeover of Metro Bank blow to idea of challenging old guard
Failure of talks shows bank consolidation at bottom end of industry never seems to achieve momentum

Nils Pratley

18, Nov, 2021 @7:59 PM

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Metro Bank shares slump after US buyer ends takeover talks
Troubles for challenger bank continue, with Carlyle Group saying it was no longer interested

Jasper Jolly

18, Nov, 2021 @12:41 PM

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BT is right to ignore distractions and get on with digging for Britain | Nils Pratley
Shareholders will be reassured by group’s decision to roll out full-fibre broadband alone

Nils Pratley

04, Nov, 2021 @6:57 PM

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Metro Bank shares soar after potential takeover approach
US private-equity group Carlyle has until 2 December to make formal offer or walk away

Mark Sweney

04, Nov, 2021 @1:28 PM

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RateSetter savers claim investments are being sold off 'on the cheap'
Small investors say the ‘big boys are making the money’ as Metro Bank takes over their loans

Rupert Jones

06, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Break up UK's big high street banks, say cross-party MPs
Group says major banks stifle competition and exploit both vulnerable and loyal customers

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

30, Nov, 2020 @6:01 AM

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Metro Bank office staff can work from home until after flu season
CEO creates debt-handling teams to deal with defaults linked to Covid-19 crisis

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking corresponent

05, Aug, 2020 @10:46 AM

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NHS pharmacy's business account frozen by Metro Bank
Suspension leaves London firm unable to pay bills and sparks concerns of anti-Iran bias

Rupert Jones

24, Apr, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Metro Bank hit with fresh lawsuit by Iranian customers
Group of 17 claimants expected to seek at least £1.5m in damages over account suspensions

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

17, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Metro Bank ousts risk officer a fortnight after he joined ailing lender
Grahame McGirr told to leave just days before his formal takeover of role

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

04, Mar, 2020 @6:50 PM

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BCR's £120m handout to Metro bank has turned out to be a colossal waste
Taxpayers will feel short-changed over the failure of a leading challenger bank to deliver improvements

Nils Pratley

26, Feb, 2020 @7:27 PM

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Metro Bank scales back expansion plans after £131m loss
Bank takes £27m hit to cover costs of investigation into accounting error

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

26, Feb, 2020 @10:29 AM

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