NatWest retail share offer


The UK government has confirmed its intentions to sell its stake in NatWest to the general public “at the earliest opportunity subject to supportive market conditions and value for money.” Chancellor Jeremy Hunt said the Treasury wanted to “create opportunities for a new generation of retail investors to engage with public markets”.

NatWest serves around 19mn customers across its suite of brands including, Royal Bank of Scotland, Coutts and Ulster Bank. This move will see the government sell its holding originally bought for £46bn, following the bail out of Royal Bank of Scotland during the financial crisis.

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