Sale of selected RBS and NatWest branches
Update on the sale of RBS England & Wales and NatWest Scotland branches
RBS Group have reached an agreement to work with a group of investors to create a new challenger bank, to launch in 2015. It will be called Williams & Glyn’s.
Our new investors are a consortium led by Corsair Capital and Centerbridge Partners. We expect Williams & Glyn’s to be floated on the London stock exchange in the next two or three years. You can find out more about the investors at www.rbs.com/williamsandglyns
Who are Williams & Glyn’s?
You may remember the name Williams & Glyn’s. It was part of the RBS Group and was known as the ‘alternative bank’ when it was last on the high street nearly 30 years ago. It introduced a number of new ideas to British banking, was famous for customer service and built a loyal following.
A new bank you can help us design
We want to bring that spirit back so we’re inviting you to help us create a bank we can all be proud of. We’ll be holding regular regional events and online discussion forums where you can bring your questions and ideas. Leave your email address with us and we’ll give you regular updates on progress and how you can get involved.
We'll continue to help our customers with their banking
In the meantime, it’s business as usual. We’ll keep looking after our customers as normal and will give plenty of notice if there are any changes.
Need more information
If you have any further questions, you may find the frequently asked questions section helpful. You can also call our dedicated Helpline on the number below or speak to your regular contact and we'll be happy to help.
0800 210 0214 (Minicom 0800 404 6160)
Opening hours: 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm weekends and Bank Holidays.
Calls may be recorded.