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Royal Bank of Scotland has sold an initial 51% stake in Cairn Capital, the London-based asset management firm, to Mediobanca of Italy.
06-Aug-2015


Royal Bank of Scotland is creating 70 new jobs at its Mortgage Centre in Inverclyde.
03-Aug-2015


Royal Bank of Scotland is planning to set up an accelerator hub for up to 80 entrepreneurs at its headquarters in Edinburgh.
05-Mar-2015


Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell 314 bank branches to a private equity group led by US-based Corsair Capital, in a £600m deal that will see the sites rebranded as Williams & Glyn's from 2015.
30-Sep-2013


Royal Bank of Scotland is planning a £700m restructuring of its retail banking business by 2016, including the refurbishment of its 2,066 branches.
19-Mar-2013


Royal Bank of Scotland is planning to revive the Williams & Glyn's banking brand by renaming up to 316 branches and floating them on the stock market as a separate company.
04-Mar-2013


Royal Bank of Scotland has sold Hoare Govett, the London-based stockbroker, to Jefferies International of the US for a nominal sum, with the transfer of 50 staff.
02-Feb-2012


Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell RBS Aviation Capital, its aircraft leasing business, to Sumitomo-Mitsui of Japan for £4.7bn.
17-Jan-2012


Royal Bank of Scotland is in negotiations to sell its Lombard Vehicle Management car finance business to GE Capital.
14-Jun-2011


Royal Bank of Scotland is to expand the 120-strong workforce at its investment banking operation in Manchester to 200 by the end of the year.
18-Apr-2011


Royal Bank of Scotland is said to be in negotiations with Vertex about plans to create 160 jobs at an insurance call centre at Atlantic Quay in Glasgow.
01-Nov-2010


Royal Bank of Scotland has sold an 80% stake in its WorldPay credit card payment business to a team backed by Advent International and Bain Capital for £850m.
09-Aug-2010


Royal Bank of Scotland has confirmed the sale of 318 branches to Santander for about £1.6bn, including 40 SME banking centres, four corporate centres and three private banking centres.
09-Aug-2010


Royal Bank of Scotland has acquired the closed Great Leighs racecourse in Essex for undisclosed terms.
15-Jul-2010


Royal Bank of Scotland is to set up a new office for its Global Banking & Markets division at Hardman Boulevard in Manchester, with the creation of 100 jobs.
01-Jun-2010


Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell its French factoring business to GE Capital of the US for undisclosed terms.
20-May-2010


Royal Bank of Scotland is to recruit more than 100 investment staff at its global banking and markets operation in Newcastle-under-Lyme over the next year.
18-Jan-2010


Royal Bank of Scotland is planning to invest £6bn in IT and marketing over the next five years.
07-Oct-2009


Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell its operations in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam to ANZ of Australia for £325m.
06-Aug-2009


Royal Bank of Scotland has sold Angel Trains, the train leasing firm with about 200 staff in London and Derby, to a consortium led by Babcock & Brown European Infrastructure Fund for £3.6bn.
16-Jun-2008


Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell its consumer finance operations in continental Europe to Santander of Spain for undisclosed terms, with the transfer of 861 staff.
07-Apr-2008


Royal Bank of Scotland is to relocate its Northampton-based corporate banking relationship management services to a new office at Grange Park over the next few months.
25-Feb-2008


Royal Bank of Scotland is to relocate its regional corporate banking headquarters in Newcastle upon Tyne to a larger 22,000 sq ft site at Trinity Gardens.
04-Feb-2008


Royal Bank of Scotland is to relocate its commercial unit and 50 staff from Leicester city centre to Grove Park early next year, and a further 20 staff will relocate from Meridian Business Park.
15-Oct-2007


Royal Bank of Scotland is to relocate Coutts bank and its Tyneside corporate and commercial operations into new offices at Trinity Gardens on Newcastle Quayside in January.
02-Oct-2007


Royal Bank of Scotland is to set up a new 21,000 sq ft office at The Plaza in Liverpool's Old Hall Street in October, in order to house its corporate and commercial teams and 31 additional staff from Lombard.
23-Aug-2007


Royal Bank of Scotland is considering plans to create a further 100 jobs at its new Adwick Park office complex in Rotherham, including 50 in its retail markets division and 50 in corporate banking.
09-Aug-2007


Royal Bank of Scotland has acquired a 51% stake in Sempra Commodities, the US-based company that trades base metals at the London Metal Exchange, for £670m.
10-Jul-2007


Royal Bank of Scotland is in negotiations to relocate its Liverpool-based commercial team to a 21,000 sq ft office at Bruntwood's Plaza development later this year.
15-Jun-2007


Royal Bank of Scotland is in discussions to set up a 370,000 sq ft office at Land Securities' Bankside development on London's South Bank.
19-Apr-2007


Royal Bank of Scotland has sold 47 Marriott hotels in the UK to Delek Real Estate of Israel for an estimated £1.1bn, but Marriott will continue to manage the sites.
02-Jan-2007


Royal Bank of Scotland is to relocate its global operations centre from London to Brampton Vale Gardens, Newcastle-under-Lyme, with the creation of up to 80 jobs.
14-Dec-2006


Royal Bank of Scotland is to relocate its commercial banking centre and 50 jobs from Southend to a new office in Basildon in February 2007.
10-Nov-2006


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire GreatBanc, the US commercial bank operating in the Chicago area, for £95m.
01-Nov-2006


Royal Bank of Scotland is to relocate its Rotherham-based Lombard asset finance business to a 70,000 sq ft office at the Think Cyan development in the Dearne Valley.
14-Aug-2006


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire 46 Marriott-branded hotels from Whitbread and Marriott International for £951m.
24-Apr-2006


Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell 376 tenanted pubs to Admiral Taverns for £137m, taking the Admiral chain to 1,200.
07-Feb-2006


Royal Bank of Scotland is to create 50 jobs at a new car repair centre due to open on a 1.5-acre site at the North Tees Industrial Estate in Stockton in January.
06-Oct-2005


Royal Bank of Scotland is to open a call centre with up to 700 staff at Atlantic Quay in Glasgow, replacing two existing sites for its Direct Line and Churchill insurance operations.
07-Jun-2005


Royal Bank of Scotland is to relocate the London office of its Adam & Company private banking business to a new £9.2m site in Mayfair.
31-Jan-2005


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire Lynk Systems, the US-based merchant acquiring business, for £288m.
04-Aug-2004


Royal Bank of Scotland has acquired Hanco, the operator of 5,000 cash machines, for about £80m.
12-Jul-2004


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire Chapter One, the US bank, for £5.8bn, in order to expand its US-based Citizens subsidiary.
05-May-2004


Royal Bank of Scotland is to create 1,000 jobs at NatWest branches across the country, as part of a £150m refurbishment programme.
02-Apr-2004


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire the US credit card operations of Connecticut-based People's Bank for £200m.
04-Feb-2004


Royal Bank of Scotland's Coutts Bank subsidiary is to acquire Bank von Ernst, the Switzerland-based private banking division of Bayerische Hypo-und Vereinsbank, for £228m.
10-Oct-2003


Royal Bank of Scotland is acquiring First Active, the Dublin-based mortgage lender, for £617m, creating a combined chain of 263 branches across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
07-Oct-2003


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire Thistle Group, the US holding company for the Roxborough Manayunk Bank, for £81m.
23-Sep-2003


Royal Bank of Scotland has sold its NCB stockbroking division in Ireland to management for undisclosed terms.
20-Aug-2003


Royal Bank of Scotland has acquired Community Bancorp, the Massachusetts-based bank with ten branches, for £69m.
31-Jul-2003


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire Churchill Insurance from Credit Suisse for £1.2bn, which will involve the merger of Churchill with its Direct Line subsidiary to create the UK's third largest general insurer.
12-Jun-2003


Royal Bank of Scotland is to buy the German credit card operations of Santander Central Hispano for undisclosed terms, while the South American private banking operations of its Coutts division are being sold to SCH.
15-May-2003


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire Port Financial Corporation, the US holding company for the Cambridgeport savings bank, for £180m.
18-Apr-2003


Royal Bank of Scotland has announced a £150m project to refurbish its chain of 1,650 NatWest branches, including new signage and some internal changes.
28-Feb-2003


Royal Bank of Scotland has acquired Commonwealth Bancorp of Pennsylvania for £290m, in order to expand its US-based Citizens division.
01-Oct-2002


Royal Bank of Scotland has won planning permission to build a new headquarters on the 78-acre Gogarburn site in Edinburgh, and its local workforce is expected to rise from 6,800 to more than 8,000.
19-Sep-2002


Royal Bank of Scotland has acquired Stewart Ivory Wealth Management for undisclosed terms, in order to expand its Adam & Co private banking business.
27-Aug-2002


Royal Bank of Scotland is selling 50% of its NatWest Stockbrokers division to TD Waterhouse for about £30m, and the joint venture will then outsource its operations to TDW.
10-Jul-2002


Royal Bank of Scotland has acquired Medford Bancorp of the US for £187m, gaining 19 branches in Massachusetts.
14-Jun-2002


Royal Bank of Scotland is to set up a new customer service centre at Horwich near Bolton for the Virgin One all-in-one mortgage account, with the creation of 300 jobs, while 150 jobs will be created at its existing site in Norwich.
12-Apr-2002


Royal Bank of Scotland has announced plans to build a new headquarters for up to 3,000 staff at the former Gogarburn hospital site in Edinburgh.
08-Mar-2002


Royal Bank of Scotland is seeking further acquisitions, and is particularly interested in expanding its US banking operations.
01-Mar-2002


Royal Bank of Scotland has acquired the Italian direct motor insurance division of Royal & Sun Alliance for £12m, as part of a strategy to expand its Direct Line business into continental Europe.
30-Jan-2002


Royal Bank of Scotland is to relocate 18 administrative offices and 3,000 Manchester-based staff to two new buildings at the £650m Spinningfields development by 2004.
22-Nov-2001


Royal Bank of Scotland has announced plans to expand its operations in France, Germany, Spain and Italy, which will involve the appointment of four country heads and a 30% increase in the 300-strong staff.
15-Oct-2001


Royal Bank of Scotland is planning to create 6,000 jobs in order to improve customer service by replacing NatWest's automated telephone service.
28-Sep-2001


Royal Bank of Scotland has announced plans to create 100 jobs at a new £3m call centre in Norwich for its Virgin One all-in-one current account and mortgage.
20-Aug-2001


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire Euro Sales Finance, the invoice discounting company, for £68m.
15-Aug-2001


Royal Bank of Scotland is to buy the US retail banking business of Pittsburgh-based Mellon Financial for £1.5bn, funded by a £2bn share placing.
18-Jul-2001


Royal Bank of Scotland is considering plans to expand its US presence by acquiring Mellon Financial of Pittsburgh for more than £1.3bn.
09-Jul-2001


Royal Bank of Scotland has acquired the Italian and German motor insurance operations of Allstate of the US for undisclosed terms, as part of a strategy to expand its Direct Line subsidiary into continental Europe.
21-Jun-2001


Royal Bank of Scotland is to create 80 new jobs at the NatWest Bank call centre at Theale near Reading.
18-Jun-2001


Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell the institutional custody operations of NatWest bank to the Bank of New York for undisclosed terms.
03-May-2001


Royal Bank of Scotland is looking to expand its US business by acquiring retail banks in New England, and has also announced that negotiations are taking place for the sale of the former NatWest headquarters in Lothbury.
02-Mar-2001


Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell Ulster Bank Investment Managers to KBC Group of Brussels for about £60m.
08-May-2000


Royal Bank of Scotland has acquired a 39% stake in TrustMarque, the e-commerce security specialist, for £4m, in order to develop new internet applications.
05-Apr-2000


Royal Bank of Scotland is selling Gartmore, its recently-acquired pension fund management business, to Nationwide Mutual Insurance of the US for £1.03bn.
31-Mar-2000


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire UST Corp, the US bank, for £881m, as part of a strategy to expand its Citizens Financial subsidiary in New England.
22-Jun-1999


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire the commercial banking operations of State Street of the US for $350m, through its Citizens Financial Group subsidiary.
07-May-1999


Royal Bank of Scotland is selling its RBS Trust Bank global custody business to the Bank of New York for about £500m.
24-Mar-1999


Royal Bank of Scotland's venture capital arm has bought A&P Repair, the ship repair company, for £56m.
05-Jan-1998


Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire Birmingham Midshires building society for up to £630m, and members of the society could receive payouts averaging £850 when the deal is completed late next year.
14-Aug-1997


The Royal Bank of Scotland is merging its Citizens Financial Group, Rhode Island, with the Bank of Ireland's First New Hampshire Bank, creating a 210-branch network.
19-Dec-1995