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2021 Full year results

2021 Full year results

Record profits underpinned by strong lending and margin growth.

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Investment case

Investment case

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Performance summary

for the 12 months ended 30 September 2021

£2.60 billion

New lending
+26.9% increase
(2020: £2.05 billion)

£194.2 million

Underlying profit before tax*
+61.8% increase
(2020: £120.0 million)

239 basis points

Net interest margin
(2020: 224 basis points)

59.3 pence

Underlying EPS*
+62.5% increase
(2020: 36.5 pence)


(2020: 14.3%)

26.1 pence

Full year dividend
(2020: 14.4 pence)

*For underlying basis, see Appendix A of Results announcement

We enter 2022 with strong pipelines at near record levels, improved margins and the capital to continue to invest in and grow our business, as well as generate additional returns for shareholders via a new buyback programme and materially increasing our full year dividend. We remain confident in our outlook and are on track with our plans to become the UK’s leading technology-enabled specialist bank.
Annual report 2020

2020 Annual Report and Accounts

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