Press Releases

December 2011

15th December 2011

Keith Morgan to leave UKFI in 2012
UKFI today announces that Keith Morgan is to step down from his role as Head of Wholly Owned Investments next year following the completion of his role in restructuring UKFI’s wholly owned portfolio. Keith will work with the company to finalise this process before leaving in the first half of 2012. download

November 2011

17th November 2011

UKFI announces agreement to sell Northern Rock to Virgin Money
UKFI announces that that HM Treasury has agreed to sell 100% of the share capital of Northern Rock plc to Virgin Money, creating a new retail banking competitor with four million customers, bringing additional choice to the UK market and securing jobs in the North East. download

July 2011

18th July 2011

UKFI publishes Annual Report and Accounts
UK Financial Investments Limited (UKFI) has published its annual report and accounts for the year ending 31 March 2011. Download [94 KB] download

May 2011

18th May 2011

Statement re: Lloyds Annual General Meeting
UKFI has lodged votes in favour of all resolutions at the bank’s Annual General Meeting on 18 May. download

April 2011

19th April 2011

Statement re: RBS Annual General Meeting
UKFI has lodged votes in favour of all resolutions at the bank’s Annual General Meeting on 19 April. download

March 2011

10th March 2011

Appointment of Corporate Finance Advisor
UKFI has announced the appointment of a Corporate Finance Advisor to support both Northern Rock plc and UKFI in the evaluation of the strategic options for the Company. download

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18th August 2017

We have been made aware that members of the public have been approached and offered loans by fraudsters purporting to work for UK Financial Investments (UKFI). Please be aware that UKFI does not offer loans or any other financial service products to consumers. Any individuals who have been approached in this way are encouraged to report this to Action Fraud. The FCA website provides steps you can take to protect yourself, and how to spot and avoid scams from unauthorised firms.

11th May 2017

UKFI Notification re: Annual General Meetings (AGM)
UK Financial Investments Limited (UKFI), which manages the Government’s shareholding in the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Lloyds Banking Group (Lloyds), has lodged votes.