The Abbey National Building Society was formed in 1944 by the merger of the Abbey Road and the National building societies. It was the first building society in the United Kingdom to demutualise, doing so in July 1989. The bank expanded through a number of acquisitions in the 1990s, including James Hay, Scottish Mutual, Scottish Provident and the rail leasing company Porterbrook. Abbey National launched an online bank, Cahoot, in June 2000. In September 2003, the bank rebranded as Abbey, and in
Abbey National/Santander has rebranded to Royal London. If that name doesn’t ring any bells, we’re the largest mutual life, pensions and investment company in the UK. If you had (or think you had) a policy with Abbey National Life, Royal London Pension or Bonds from Santander and you’d like to find out more, we’re here to help.
Abbey National plc was a UK-based bank and former building society, which latterly traded under the Abbey brand name. As the former Abbey National Building Society, it was the first building society in the UK to demutualise, doing so in July 1989. The bank expanded through a number of acquisitions in the 1990s, including James Hay, Scottish Mutual,
Abbey National ’ s success made people forget the debacle of the changeover. In the years since its flotation, the Abbey National has continued to grow in what it terms its “ three mutually reinforcing businesses ”: U.K. retail banking, life assurance, and treasury operations, the latter a rapid-growth area for Abbey National since its conversion. Although the company had to sell its unprofitable real estate agency, Cornerstone, in 1993, in other areas it continues to prosper.
Abbey National plc Address: Abbey House Baker Street London NW1 6XL United Kingdom Telephone: +44-0870-612-4000 Fax: +44-20-7486-2764 http://www.abbeynational.plc.uk Statistics: Public Company Incorporated: 1944 Employees: 29,209 Total Assets: £204.4 billion ($291.92 billion) (2000) Stock Exchanges: London Ticker Symbol: ANL
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Abbey National Careers and Employment About the company Founded 1989 Company size 201 to 500 Revenue £730m to £4bn (GBP) Headquarters London, UK Link Abbey National website Opens in a new window Learn more Rating overview Rating is calculated based on 52 reviews and is evolving. 4.2020184.4020194.0020205.002022 Explore reviews by category 4.1
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Abbey National today agreed to sell most of its First National consumer lending arm to US conglomerate General Electric in an £848m deal as it moves to rebuild its finances. Abbey, Britain’s seventh-largest bank, received more than the £600m that the City had been expecting.
Abbey National Building Society formed with the merger of two building societies; Abbey Road Building Society and National Building Society 1874 Abbey Road & St. John's Wood Permanent Benefit Building Society established to use savings of members to provide mortgages for buildings their own homes 1849