Wholly-Owned Investments 



UKFI’s activities in relation to the management of the Wholly-Owned Investments are set out in the UKFI Framework Document – April 2016, the UKFI Investment Mandate - Revised October 2014 Version and the  UKAR-UKFI Framework Document – Revised March 2017 version.

The ‘Wholly Owned’ investments comprised Northern Rock plc and UK Asset Resolution Ltd (UKAR), until the sale of Northern Rock plc to Virgin Money on 1 January 2012.  UKAR was formed during 2010 to integrate the activities of NRAM plc and Bradford & Bingley plc. UKFI managed the Government’s 100% shareholding in Northern Rock plc from its formation on 1 January 2010 until its sale.



Government investments as of 1 April 2014 comprise
  • £13.6bn of loans in NRAM;
  • £2.4bn of Working Capital Facility (WCF) in Bradford & Bingley plc with an additional £18.4 billion statutory debt comprising £15.7 billion owed to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) (via a loan from HM Treasury) and £2.7 billion owed directly to HM Treasury, reflecting the value of the retail deposits which were transferred to Abbey National plc.
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PRESS RELEASE
31st March 2017

UKAR announces £11.8 billion sale of Bradford & Bingley assets
UK Financial Investments Limited (UKFI), today confirms that following an open and competitive sales process, UK Asset Resolution Limited (UKAR), the holding company for the government owned businesses of Bradford & Bingley plc (B&B) and NRAM Limited (NRAM), has agreed to sell two separate asset portfolios of performing buy-to-let loans from B&B to Prudential plc and to funds managed by Blackstone for £11.8 billion


PRESS RELEASE
7th October 2016

Intention to sell shares in Lloyds Banking Group plc through a trading plan
UKFI today announces that it intends to continue to sell Her Majesty’s Treasury’s (“HMT”) shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group plc (the “Company”) over the next twelve months through a pre-arranged trading plan that will be managed by Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc (“Morgan Stanley”).