Royal Bank of Scotland Group
28th June 2019
NatWest Markets Plc ‐ Declaration of Interim Dividend
NatWest Markets Plc ("NatWest Markets") today announces it has declared an interim ordinary dividend payable to its parent company, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (together with its subsidiaries, the "RBS Group"), of 100.12 pence per ordinary share, corresponding to a total payment of £400 million.
Today's interim dividend would have resulted in the NatWest Markets Plc CET1 ratio as at 31 March 2019 reducing by c.105 bps to c.16.0% and is consistent with the NatWest Markets Plc CET1 ratio target of c.15% by 2020. There is no impact on the RBS Group CET1 ratio.
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NatWest Markets Plc
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
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