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Close Brothers Group PLC (CBRO.L)

CBRO.L on London Stock Exchange

1,449.00GBp
15 Nov 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Elizabeth Lee To Retire As Close Brothers' Executive Director
Friday, 19 Oct 2018 02:00am EDT 

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Close Brothers Group PLC ::SAYS ELIZABETH LEE, GROUP HEAD OF LEGAL AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS, WILL BE RETIRING AS AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.SAYS WILL NOW BE CONDUCTING A FORMAL SEARCH FOR A NEW GROUP GENERAL COUNSEL.  Full Article

Close Bros Says Co Well Positioned To Continue Performing In Range Of Market Conditions
Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018 02:01am EDT 

Sept 25 (Reuters) - Close Brothers Group PLC ::PRELIMINARY RESULTS FOR THE YEAR END 31 JULY 2018.SAYS GROUP REPORTED A 4 PCT INCREASE IN ADJUSTED OPERATING PROFIT TO £278.6 MILLION.PROPOSED FULL YEAR DIVIDEND PER SHARE OF 63.0P REPRESENTS GROWTH OF 5 PCT, REFLECTING OUR PROGRESSIVE DIVIDEND POLICY.FY OPERATING PROFIT BEFORE TAX 271.2 MILLION STG VERSUS 262.5 MILLION STG.FY RETURN ON OPENING EQUITY 17.0 PERCENT VERSUS 18.1 PERCENT.SAYS OVERALL, REMAIN WELL POSITIONED TO CONTINUE PERFORMING WELL IN A RANGE OF MARKET CONDITIONS.  Full Article

Close Brothers Group Appoints Mike Morgan As Group Finance Director
Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018 06:41am EDT 

June 27 (Reuters) - Close Brothers Group PLC ::APPOINTMENT OF GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR.APPOINTMENT OF MIKE MORGAN AS GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR AND AN EXECUTIVE MEMBER OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS.MIKE'S APPOINTMENT IS EXPECTED TO BE EFFECTIVE AFTER ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING IN NOVEMBER 2018.JONATHAN HOWELL, CURRENT GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR, WILL REMAIN IN HIS ROLE UNTIL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING IN NOVEMBER.  Full Article

Close Brothers Says Finance Director ‍Jonathan Howell To Leave​ Company
Thursday, 25 Jan 2018 02:01am EST 

Jan 25 (Reuters) - Close Brothers Group Plc ::FINANCE DIRECTOR ‍JONATHAN HOWELL HAS INFORMED BOARD OF HIS DECISION TO LEAVE COMPANY TO PURSUE NEXT STAGE OF HIS CAREER​.‍BOARD WILL NOW COMMENCE A FORMAL SEARCH FOR HIS SUCCESSOR INVOLVING BOTH INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CANDIDATES​.  Full Article

Close Brothers- Announces Programme To Purchase Shares Worth 7.4 Million Stg
Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 07:39am EST 

Close Brothers Group Plc ::CLOSE BROTHERS GROUP PLC - ‍PROGRAMME TO PURCHASE SHARES WITH AN AGGREGATE MARKET VALUE EQUIVALENT TO £7.4 MILLION, WILL COMMENCE ON 30 NOVEMBER 2017​.CLOSE BROTHERS GROUP PLC - PURPOSE OF SHARE PURCHASE IS TO MEET FUTURE OBLIGATIONS ARISING FROM GROUP'S ALL-EMPLOYEE SHARE OPTION SCHEMES.CLOSE BROTHERS- ANNOUNCES PROGRAMME TO PURCHASE SHARES WORTH 7.4 MILLION STG.  Full Article

British lender Close Brothers' Q1 boosted by banking unit, market maker
Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 02:00am EST 

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Close Brothers Group Plc :QTRLY ‍LOAN BOOK INCREASED 1.4% IN PERIOD TO £7.0 BILLION (31 JULY 2017: £6.9 BILLION)​.CLOSE BROTHERS GROUP PLC - ‍HAS MADE A GOOD START TO YEAR WITH CONTINUED STRONG PROFITABILITY ACROSS ALL THREE DIVISIONS​.CLOSE BROTHERS GROUP PLC - ‍WINTERFLOOD BENEFITED IN Q1 FROM CONTINUED RETAIL INVESTOR TRADING ACTIVITY​.CLOSE BROTHERS GROUP PLC - ‍REMAIN WELL POSITIONED FOR REMAINDER OF FINANCIAL YEAR​.SAYS ‍BOTH NET INTEREST MARGIN, BAD DEBT RATIO REMAINED IN LINE WITH LAST FINANCIAL YEAR.QTRLY ‍MANAGED ASSETS INCREASING 6.5% TO £9.5 BILLION (31 JULY 2017: £8.9 BILLION)​.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-British lender Close Brothers makes "solid" start to financial year

Nov 15 British lender Close Brothers Group said on Thursday it had made a "solid" start to its financial year amid challenging market conditions, driven by strength in its banking division and increased trading activity at its market maker, Winterflood.