22 July 2019
Legal Entity Identifier: 213800X5WU57YL9GPK89
METRO BANK PLC
Response to Press Speculation
Metro Bank PLC (the "Company") notes the recent press speculation regarding a potential disposal of a loan portfolio. The Company regularly assesses various opportunities in the market and accordingly confirms that discussions regarding the potential sale of a loan portfolio are taking place.
There can be no certainty at this stage that an agreement will be reached. A further announcement will be made if and when appropriate.
The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 and was authorised for release by David Arden, Chief Financial Officer.
For further information on this announcement, please contact:
Metro Bank PLC
Jo Roberts, Investor Relations +44 (0) 20 3402 8900
Tina Coates / Charlotte Sjoberg +44 (0)7811 246 016 / +44 (0)7970 633255
Charlie Armitstead / Haya Herbert-Burns +44 (0) 20 7260 2700
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