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Last 1,545 GBp
Change Today +20.00 / 1.31%
Volume 342.9K
CBG On Other Exchanges
As of 11:35 AM 05/5/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

close brothers group plc (CBG) Snapshot

1,533 GBp
Previous Close
1,525 GBp
Day High
1,587 GBp
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52 Week High
03/9/15 - 1,707 GBp
52 Week Low
07/18/14 - 1,217 GBp
Market Cap
Average Volume 10 Days
1.10 GBp
Shares Outstanding
56.11 GBp
Dividend Yield
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close brothers group plc (CBG) Details

Close Brothers Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services primarily in the United Kingdom. The company operates through three divisions: Banking, Securities, and Asset Management. Its deposit products include fixed term deposits and notice accounts; and treasury products. The company offers lending products, including asset and invoice finance products; asset-based lending products; funding for aviation aircraft, and leisure and commercial vessels; sale and rent back services for brewing sector; broker finance services to agriculture, construction, manufacturing, and transport industries; commercial vehicle rental services; insurance premium finance products; leasing, motor vehicle finance, and property finance services; and loan, hire purchase, leasing, and refinancing services to the professional service sectors, including dental, medical, pharmacy, and veterinary. It also provides liquidity and flexible execution services to retail brokers, asset managers, and institutional investors; market making, sales, sales trading, research, and corporate broking services to the secondary market and corporate clients; various independent, RDR compliant, dealing, custody, and settlement services to institutional, wealth management, and brokerage clients; and equity and debt capital markets, securities, and research services to mid-sized companies. In addition, the company offers bespoke investment management services, financial advice and planning services, employee benefit solutions, and self-directed services that help investors to manage investments online, as well as provides services for professional advisers. Close Brothers Group plc was founded in 1878 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

2,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/10/15
Founded in 1878

close brothers group plc (CBG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 2.1M GBP
Finance Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 1.5M GBP
Managing Director, Director and Banking Chief...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.8M GBP
Group Head of Legal & Regulatory Affairs and ...
Total Annual Compensation: 650.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

close brothers group plc (CBG) Key Developments

Close Brothers Group plc's Close Brothers Motor Finance Appoints Liam Quegan as Chief Operating Officer

Close Brothers Motor Finance, part of Close Brothers Group, has announced the appointment of a new chief operating officer. Liam Quegan will bring over 15 years of experience in the finance industry, having earlier worked at Capital One. In his new role, he will be responsible for managing the finance provider's branch network, setting up the company's IT infrastructure and overseeing core project management teams.

Close Brothers Group plc Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended January 31, 2015

Close Brothers Group plc announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended January 31, 2015. For the six months, the company reported net interest income of £197.4 million against £170.6 million a year ago. Operating income was £330.4 million against £306.8 million a year ago. Operating profit before tax was £106.2 million against £91.6 million a year ago. Profit after tax for the period from continuing operations was £84.0 million or 56.2 pence diluted per share against £70.5 million or 47.1 pence diluted per share a year ago. Profit attributable to shareholders was £95.3 million or 63.7 pence diluted per share against £72.4 million or 48.5 pence diluted per share a year ago. Net cash outflow from operating activities was £73.3 million against net cash inflow from operating activities of £9.4 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £4.4 million against £2.4 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets - software was £7.5 million against £8.1 million a year ago. Adjusted profit attributable to shareholders on continuing operations was £86.0 million or 58.2 pence basic per share against £72.2 million or 49.0 pence basic per share a year ago. Adjusted operating profit was £108.6 million against £94.0 million a year ago. Return on opening equity of 19% against 17% a year ago.

Close Brothers Group plc Declares Interim Dividend for the Six Months Ended January 31, 2015, Payable on April 22, 2015

The Board of Close Brothers Group plc has declared an interim dividend relating to the six months ended 31 January 2015 of 18.0 pence against 16.5 pence paid a year ago, a 9% increase reflecting strong financial performance and commitment to delivering sustainable, progressive dividend growth to shareholders. The dividend amounted to an estimated £26.5 million. This interim dividend, which is due to be paid on 22 April 2015, is not reflected in these financial statements.


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