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Tuesday 08 November, 2011

Lloyds Banking Group

Interim Management Statement

RNS Number : 6576R
Lloyds Banking Group PLC
08 November 2011
 

  

 

Q3 2011 Interim Management Statement

 

Lloyds Banking Group plc

 

8 November 2011

 

  

 



 

BASIS OF PRESENTATION

This report covers the results of Lloyds Banking Group plc (the Company) together with its subsidiaries (the Group) for the nine months ended 30 September 2011.

Statutory basis

Statutory results are set out on pages 26 and 27.  However, a number of factors have had a significant effect on the comparability of the Group's financial position and results.  As a result, comparison of the 2011 results on a statutory basis with 2010 is of limited benefit.

Combined businesses basis

In order to provide more meaningful and relevant comparatives, the results of the Group are presented on a 'combined businesses' basis.  The key principles adopted in the preparation of the combined businesses basis of reporting are described below.

·   

In order to reflect the impact of the acquisition of HBOS, the amortisation of purchased intangible assets has been excluded; and the unwind of acquisition-related fair value adjustments is shown on one line in the combined businesses income statement.

·   

In order to better present the business performance the following items, not related to acquisition accounting, have also been excluded:


-   integration, simplification and EU mandated retail business disposal costs;

-   volatility arising in insurance businesses;

-   payment protection insurance provision;

-   provision in relation to German insurance business litigation;

 

 

-   curtailment gains and losses in respect of the
Group's defined benefit pension schemes;

-   customer goodwill payments provision; and

-   loss on disposal of businesses.

To enable a better understanding of the Group's core business trends and outlook, certain income statement, balance sheet and regulatory capital information is analysed between core and non-core portfolios.  The non-core portfolios consist of businesses which deliver below-hurdle returns, which are outside the Group's risk appetite or may be distressed, are subscale or have an unclear value proposition, or have a poor fit with the Group's customer strategy.  The EU mandated retail business disposal (Project Verde) is included in core portfolios.

The Group's core and non-core activities are not managed separately and the preparation of this information requires management to make estimates and assumptions that impact the reported income statements, balance sheet, regulatory capital related and risk amounts analysed as core and as non-core.

The Group uses a methodology that categorises income and expenses as non-core only where management expect that the income or expense will cease to be earned or incurred when the associated asset or liability is divested or run-off, and allocates operational costs to the core portfolio unless they are directly related to non-core activities.  This results in the reported operating costs for the non-core portfolios being less than would be required to manage these portfolios on a stand-alone basis.  Due to the inherent uncertainty in making estimates, a different methodology or a different estimate of the allocation might result in a different proportion of the Group's income or expenses being allocated to the core and non-core portfolios, different assets and liabilities being deemed core or non-core and accordingly a different allocation of the regulatory effects.

In June 2011, the Group reassessed its non-core activities and a number of portfolio changes were made within the Wholesale, Commercial and International portfolios. The disclosure for the nine months ended 30 September 2010 reflects the revised basis.

Unless otherwise stated income statement commentaries throughout this document compare the nine months to 30 September 2011 to the nine months to 30 September 2010, and the balance sheet analysis compares the Group balance sheet as at 30 September 2011 to the Group balance sheet as at 31 December 2010.

 

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

This announcement contains forward looking statements with respect to the business, strategy and plans of the Lloyds Banking Group, its current goals and expectations relating to its future financial condition and performance.  Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about the Group or the Group's management's beliefs and expectations, are forward looking statements.  By their nature, forward looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future.  The Group's actual future business, strategy, plans and/or results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in these forward looking statements as a result of a variety of risks, uncertainties and other factors, including, without limitation, UK domestic and global economic and business conditions; the ability to derive cost savings and other benefits, as well as the ability to integrate successfully the acquisition of HBOS; the ability to access sufficient funding to meet the Group's liquidity needs; changes to the Group's credit ratings; risks concerning borrower or counterparty credit quality; instability in the global financial markets; changing demographic and market related trends; changes in customer preferences; changes to regulation, accounting standards or taxation, including changes to regulatory capital or liquidity requirements; the policies and actions of governmental or regulatory authorities in the UK, the European Union, or jurisdictions outside the UK, including other European countries and the US; the ability to attract and retain senior management and other employees; requirements or limitations imposed on the Group as a result of HM Treasury's investment in the Group; the ability to complete satisfactorily the disposal of certain assets as part of the Group's EU state aid obligations; the extent of any future impairment charges or write-downs caused by depressed asset valuations; exposure to regulatory scrutiny, legal proceedings or complaints, actions of competitors and other factors.  Please refer to the latest Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for a discussion of such factors together with examples of forward looking statements.  The forward looking statements contained in this announcement are made as at the date of this announcement, and the Group undertakes no obligation to update any of its forward looking statements.


NINE MONTHS ENDED 30 SEPTEMBER 2011: KEY HIGHLIGHTS

 

'Although the UK economic environment has weakened in the third quarter, the flexibility in our strategic plan has allowed us to further improve our customer propositions, continue the reduction in our risk profile, strengthen our balance sheet and reduce costs.  Over time,we believe our strategy will realise the full potential of our organisation for customers and shareholders.'

Tim Tookey

Interim Group Chief Executive and Group Finance Director

 

FURTHER PROGRESS IN REDUCING THE GROUP'S RISK

·    Non-core assets reduced to £151.4 billion, down £11.0 billion in the quarter, and £42.3 billion (22 per cent) year-to-date.

·    Customer relationship deposits (excluding repos) have increased 4 per cent since the end of 2010.

·    Improved loan to deposit ratio of 140 per cent (31 December 2010: 154 per cent).

·    Strong progress against term funding objectives with £30.6 billion of wholesale term issuance as at the end of September 2011, including £5.4 billion in Q3 despite challenging market conditions.  In October an additional £3 billion of term funding was issued and as a result our 2011 term funding programme is now complete.

·    Total wholesale funding now £281.9 billion, down 5 per cent on 30 June 2011.

·    Maturity profile of wholesale funding maintained, with 50 per cent having a maturity date greater than one year.

·    Robust core tier 1 capital ratio of 10.3 per cent, slightly improved since 30 June 2011 and 31 December 2010.

 

RESILIENT UNDERLYING TRADING PERFORMANCE DESPITE CHALLENGING MARKET CONDITIONS

·    Overall, a resilient underlying trading performance although Group performance, particularly income, reflects the subdued UK economic environment, further risk and balance sheet reduction, and higher wholesale funding costs.

·    Combined businesses profit before tax of £1,748 million for the first nine months of the year.  Before volatility effects and the impact of liability management exercises (together £188 million), profit before tax was down 6 per cent at £1,936 million.  Core profit before tax was £4,375 million in the first nine months of the year.

·    Statutory loss before tax of £3,858 million (first nine months of 2010: profit of £1,967 million) after £3.2 billion PPI provision earlier this year.

·    Total income (before volatility effects, the impact of liability management exercises and net losses on asset sales) decreased by 9 per cent to £16,095 million, reflecting subdued lending demand, continued customer deleveraging and a lower banking net interest margin.

·    Banking net interest margin down slightly at 2.10 per cent year-to-date (first half of 2011: 2.12 per cent; first nine months of 2010: 2.20 per cent) with increased funding costs partially offset by the benefit of asset repricing and funding mix giving high confidence of achieving full year guidance.

·    Operating expenses down 3 per cent.  Further gains from integration and lower operating lease depreciation were partly offset by increased employers' National Insurance contributions, inflation and other costs.

·    The integration programme is nearing completion and our focus is now on implementing the strategic review initiatives, including simplification.

·    Significant reduction in impairment charge to £7,378 million for the first nine months of 2011 (first nine months of 2010: £9,426 million) with improvements seen across all divisions, particularly Wholesale.  The third quarter impairment charge of £1,956 million is better than expected, but full year guidance is unchanged.

 

financial targets MAINTAINED, THOUGH DELIVERY OF MEDIUM TERM TARGETS MAY BE DELAYED IF WEAK ECONOMIC CONDITIONS PERSIST

·    Expect to deliver on the financial performance targets incorporated within 2011 guidance but overall results continue to be impacted by accounting volatility effects and non-trading items.

·    As a result of the more challenging economic conditions that have arisen over the last few months we are reassessing our assumptions, principally around GDP growth and the timing of base rate increases.  Although further opportunities for improving margins and profitability may partially mitigate these economic impacts if the current weaker economic conditions persist, the attainment of some of our medium-term financial targets, principally with regard to income related metrics, may be delayed to beyond 2014.



BUSINESS OVERVIEW

 

We have delivered a resilient underlying trading performance in the third quarter, which was in line with our expectations despite a weakening UK economic environment and continued competitive markets.  Our financial guidance for 2011 and the medium-term targets remain unchanged.

 

We have made a good start in implementing our strategic initiatives, using the flexibility that we have in our plan to focus on further strengthening our balance sheet position and on making a strong start to the delivery of cost savings through our simplification initiatives.  Given lower opportunities for growth in the current environment, we have continued to be very disciplined on incremental investment, with spend subject to the realisation of simplification benefits and a stringent view of risks, returns and strategic fit.

 

Our third quarter financials show further good progress on balance sheet risk reduction, including an improved core tier 1 capital ratio, and continued run down of our non-core assets.  Despite sovereign and political issues in the Eurozone causing challenging markets, we have maintained a strong liquidity and funding position.

 

We saw further asset quality improvements, resulting in a lower impairment charge, with benefits seen across all divisions.  As a result, the third quarter charge was lower than we had expected but we are not changing our full year guidance at this time.  Elsewhere in the income statement, we delivered a resilient underlying trading performance with costs slightly lower, primarily due to further delivery of integration savings and initial gains from simplification.  Our income performance principally reflected a smaller balance sheet as a result of subdued loan demand in our core business, and further non-core reductions.  Reported income also includes the net adverse impact of volatility effects (principally the equity conversion feature of our enhanced capital notes and net credit valuation adjustments) as set out on page 10.

 

Combined businesses profit also reflected the movement in the fair value of the equity conversion feature of our enhanced capital notes, and a credit valuation adjustment charge relating to changes in the value of counterparty credit risk, as a result of weaker markets.

 

In summary, the financial performance targets incorporated within our 2011 guidance remain unchanged, although overall we expect that results will continue to be affected by volatility effects, most of them only in accounting terms, and non-trading items.

 

Looking further forward, we remain confident of delivering our financial targets over time and expect to achieve strong, stable and sustainable returns for our shareholders through implementation of the strategic initiatives which form the centre piece of our strategy outlined in June 2011.  As a result of the more challenging economic conditions that have arisen over the last few months, however, we are reassessing our assumptions, principally around GDP growth and the timing of base rate increases.  Although further opportunities for improving margins and profitability may partially mitigate these economic impacts if the current weaker economic conditions persist, the attainment of some of our medium-term financial targets, principally with regard to income related metrics, may be delayed to beyond 2014.

 

 



Key PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

 

Income statement


Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 
2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 
2010 


Change 



£m 


£m 









Combined businesses:







Total income, net of insurance claims


15,253 


18,007 


(15)

Operating expenses1


(7,909)


(8,141)


3  

Impairment


(7,378)


(9,426)


22 

Profit before tax


1,748 


2,488 


(30)








Banking net interest margin


2.10% 


2.20% 



Average interest-earning banking assets


£591.4bn 


£628.4bn 


(6)








Statutory:







(Loss) profit before tax


(3,858)


1,967 



(Loss) earnings per share


(4.1)p 


2.3p 










Balance sheet


As at 
30 Sept 
2011 


As at 
31 Dec 
2010 










Loans and advances to customers excl reverse repos


£557.4bn 


£589.5bn 


(5)

Customer deposits excl repos


£396.8bn 


£382.5bn 


Loan to deposit ratio2


140% 


154% 



Risk-weighted assets


£371.6bn 


£406.4bn 


(9)

Wholesale funding


£281.9bn 


£298.0bn 


(5)

Wholesale funding >1 year maturity


50% 


50% 



Core tier 1 capital ratio


10.3% 


10.2% 



Net tangible assets per share


58.3p 


59.2p 



 

1

Excluding impairment of tangible fixed assets of £150 million in the nine months to 30 September 2010.

2

Excludes repos of £7.8 billion (31 December 2010: £11.1 billion) and reverse repos of £20.5 billion (31 December 2010: £3.1 billion).

 

Further key metrics can be found on pages 32 and 33.

 



SUMMARY OF RESULTS

 

This summary compares the income statement for the nine months ended 30 September 2011 with the comparable period in 2010.  Information on a quarterly basis for 2010 and for 2011 (ended 30 September) is given on pages 28 to 31 of this announcement.

 

Combined businesses consolidated income statement



Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2010 


Change 



£ million 


£ million 









Net interest income


9,527 


10,225 


(7)

Other income


6,011 


8,159 


(26)

Total income


15,538 


18,384 


(15)

Insurance claims


(285)


(377)


24 

Total income, net of insurance claims


15,253 


18,007 


(15)

Costs:







Operating expenses


(7,909)


(8,141)


Impairment of tangible fixed assets



(150)





(7,909)


(8,291)


Trading surplus


7,344 


9,716 


(24)

Impairment 


(7,378)


(9,426)


22 

Share of results of joint ventures and associates


17 


(103)



(Loss) profit before tax and fair value unwind


(17)


187 



Fair value unwind


1,765 


2,301 


(23)

Profit before tax - combined businesses


1,748 


2,488 


(30)

 

The basis of preparation of the combined businesses income statement is set out on the inside front cover.

 

Reconciliation of combined businesses profit before tax to statutory (loss) profit before tax

 



Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2010 


Change 



£ million 


£ million 









Profit before tax - combined businesses


1,748 


2,488 


(30)

Integration, simplification and EU mandated retail business disposal costs


(1,066)


(1,172)



Volatility arising in insurance businesses


(737)


110 



Amortisation of purchased intangibles


(428)


(478)



Provision in relation to German insurance business litigation


(175)




Payment protection insurance provision


(3,200)




Pension curtailment gain



1,019 



(Loss) profit before tax - statutory


(3,858)


1,967 



Taxation


1,079 


(367)



(Loss) profit for the period


(2,779)


1,600 










(Loss) earnings per share


(4.1)p 


2.3p 



 



Combined businesses consolidated income statement



Nine 
months 
ended 

30 Sept 

2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 

30 Sept 

2010 


Change 

Core


£ million 


£ million 









Net interest income


8,417 


8,554 


(2)

Other income


5,987 


7,384 


(19)

Total income


14,404 


15,938 


(10)

Insurance claims


(285)


(377)


24 

Total income, net of insurance claims


14,119 


15,561 


(9)

Costs:







Operating expenses


(7,226)


(7,350)


Impairment of tangible fixed assets







(7,226)


(7,350)


Trading surplus


6,893 


8,211 


(16)

Impairment


(2,247)


(2,463)


Share of results of joint ventures and associates


10 




Profit before tax and fair value unwind


4,656 


5,754 


(19)

Fair value unwind


(281)


(317)



Profit before tax - core


4,375 


5,437 


(20)








Non-core







Net interest income


1,110 


1,671 


(34)

Other income


24 


775 


(97)

Total income


1,134 


2,446 


(54)

Insurance claims





Total income, net of insurance claims


1,134 


2,446 


(54)

Costs:







Operating expenses


(683)


(791)


14 

Impairment of tangible fixed assets



(150)





(683)


(941)


27 

Trading surplus


451 


1,505 


(70)

Impairment


(5,131)


(6,963)


26 

Share of results of joint ventures and associates



(109)



Loss before tax and fair value unwind


(4,673)


(5,567)


16 

Fair value unwind


2,046 


2,618 



Loss before tax - non-core


(2,627)


(2,949)


11 








Profit before tax - combined businesses


1,748 


2,488 


(30)

 

The basis of preparation of the core and non-core income statements is set out on the inside front cover.



BUSINESS PERFORMANCE

 

The Group delivered a resilient underlying trading performance in the first nine months of 2011 despite a weakening UK economic environment and continued competitive markets.  Whilst further reducing the Group's risk profile and strengthening our balance sheet position we have achieved further reductions in costs, a continued reduction in impairment and only a slight reduction in the banking net interest margin.  Though income has fallen year-on-year, before volatility effects and the impact of liability management exercises, the difference is principally due to asset reductions undertaken to strengthen the balance sheet, subdued lending demand, continued customer deleveraging, a lower banking net interest margin, primarily driven by higher wholesale funding costs, and lower treasury and trading income.

 

At the same time we have made a good start on our strategy to become the best bank for customers in the UK.  In addition to further strengthening our balance sheet position and making a strong start to the delivery of cost savings through our simplification initiatives, we have already commenced the implementation of a number of growth initiatives.  However, the developments in the business are not simply restricted to the growth initiatives previously identified within the strategic review.

 

In Retail the relationship strategy has enabled us to maintain deposit growth in excess of market growth and increase the value of our mortgages sold through the branch network.  We advanced over £21 billion of mortgages in the first nine months of the year, of which more than £4 billion was to first time buyers.  We have relaunched Halifax as a challenger brand, with the launch of a number of innovative savings propositions, and are committed to providing excellent customer service.  As a result we have achieved a number of awards across the product range including 'Best Overall Lender' at the What Mortgage Awards and Best Current Account (credit balance) from Moneynet and Moneyfacts.  In addition, we successfully completed the migration of Halifax and Bank of Scotland customer accounts and data to the scaled Lloyds TSB platforms.  This was an immense exercise involving the migration of approximately 30 million customer accounts and the platforms will now provide the foundation for the Group's transformation plans.  We have also invested in better understanding the bancassurance opportunity through researching our retail customers needs from, and propensity to buy, bancassurance products, the successful growth of which forms part of our strategy.

 

Within the Insurance business we have continued to deliver further cost efficiencies through integration, building upon an already strong cost position.  The focus on value over volume remains and the Life, Pensions & Investments (LP&I) UK business has maintained strong returns and margins.  From a product perspective corporate pension sales performance has been good in LP&I UK, predominantly through the success of new scheme wins, and Scottish Widows was awarded Defined Contribution (Bundled Services) Provider of the Year in the Pension and Investment Provider Awards 2011.

 

The Wealth business has seen significant change as we integrate the UK businesses, aligning the business platforms and enhancing the product set to create a more streamlined customer focused private banking proposition.  Despite the market headwinds and change being seen, we have continued to see strong new business inflows across the Wealth business.

 

Our focus on supporting business through the provision of tailored services is clearly evident in our Commercial business where we have continued to deliver net lending growth of more than 2 per cent despite a contraction in the market as a whole.  We have supported over 95,000 new business start-ups so far this year and are playing a leading role in the Business Finance Taskforce.  Service quality remains a key strength of the business and the partnership approach is fundamental to its continued success.

 

The Wholesale division continues to make good progress in creating a more integrated relationship-focused business.  The product capability has been enhanced in the first nine months of the year through the further development of our Debt Capital Markets capability and the implementation of Bloomberg e-trading to support trading of bonds and gilts with financial institution clients.  In addition Arena, the new online portal for foreign exchange and money market deposits, is now fully operational.



Our commitment to supporting our customers and the UK economic recovery

We are actively committed to helping UK businesses and the wider UK economy in many practical ways.  This involves the implementation of our own initiatives whilst also fully contributing to those of both industry and Government.  In particular we have acted as lead bank to implement and manage a number of key Business Finance Taskforce initiatives.  These initiatives have already achieved significant results, for instance in training and providing a free mentoring service to a wide range of developing companies, and we are continuing to build on our work to enable businesses to be as successful as they can be.  The Group actively looks at all opportunities to support UK businesses and we continue to innovate in the market to meet our customers' needs.

 

Another part of our support to business is through the 'Merlin' agreement announced in February between the UK Government, Lloyds Banking Group and four other major UK banks.  This has the purpose of enhancing support for UK economic recovery by jointly delivering more gross lending to UK businesses in 2011 than was provided in 2010.  The Merlin banks further undertook jointly to provide the capacity to support additional gross new lending of up to £190 billion to creditworthy UK businesses, including £76 billion for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), if sufficient demand emerges.

 

After the first nine months of 2011, despite the challenging economic climate, the Group is on track to deliver its full year contribution to the Merlin lending agreement, both for SMEs and in total, provided sufficient demand for finance is maintained in the final quarter.  To the end of September 2011 we have provided £32.0 billion of committed gross lending to UK businesses, of which £9.6 billion has been to SMEs.  In the same period, the Group has supported the start-up of over 95,000 new SME businesses.

 

The net lending growth to our core Commercial business customers was over 2 per cent for the twelve months to the end of September 2011, comparing favourably with the negative movement in SME net lending across the industry as a whole, as reported in the latest available market statistics from the Bank of England published on 20 October.

 

The Group has achieved a market share of over 20 per cent in gross new residential mortgage lending in the UK in the first nine months of 2011, including supporting almost 40,000 customers in buying their first home.

 

 

 



FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

 

Profit (loss) before tax

On a combined businesses basis, profit before tax decreased by 30 per cent to £1,748 million for the first nine months of 2011, compared to £2,488 million in the first nine months of 2010.  These results were impacted by a number of temporary volatility effects and the absence of liability management gains compared to 2010 (see page 10).  Excluding these effects, combined businesses profit before tax was down 6 per cent at £1,936 million.  A significant improvement in impairment, reflecting the improving credit quality of the Group's portfolios, was more than offset by reductions in income, reflecting the subdued UK economic environment, and risk and asset reductions to further strengthen the balance sheet, along with higher wholesale funding costs.

 

The Group made a combined businesses profit of £644 million in the third quarter, down 21 per cent from £820 million in the second quarter.  Pre-fair value unwind the Group reported a combined businesses profit before tax of £547 million this quarter, the first time a profit pre-fair value unwind has been reported since the first quarter of 2010.  Although income fell slightly in the quarter as a result of lower income in our treasury and trading business and lower lending volumes, this was more than offset by the reduction in the impairment charge which fell significantly from £2,814 million in the second quarter to £1,956 million in the third quarter with reductions seen across all divisions, particularly in Wholesale.  Costs were broadly flat quarter-on-quarter.  Excluding volatility effects combined businesses profits were £472 million.

 

The statutory loss before tax was £3,858 million in the first nine months of 2011, principally reflecting the £3,200 million PPI provision taken in the first half of the year.  The statutory result also includes a charge for integration, simplification and EU mandated retail business disposal costs of £1,066 million (nine months to 30 September 2010: £1,172 million) and negative insurance volatility of £737 million (nine months to 30 September 2010: positive volatility of £110 million).  After a tax credit of £1,079 million, and after taking into account the profit attributable to non-controlling interests of £45 million, the loss attributable to equity shareholders was £2,824 million and the loss per share amounted to 4.1 pence.

 

The Group made a statutory loss of £607 million in the third quarter and the adverse variance from the second quarter was driven by lower combined businesses profit and higher negative volatility within the insurance businesses together with a provision of £175 million in relation to German insurance business litigation.

 

Balance sheet

The Group made good progress against its balance sheet reduction plans in the period despite challenging market conditions.  In the first nine months of 2011, we achieved a substantial reduction in the non-core portfolio of £42 billion, resulting in the portfolio at 30 September 2011 amounting to £151 billion.

 



As at 

30 Sept 

2011 


As at 

31 Dec 

2010 


Change 


As at 
30 June 
2011 



£bn 


£bn 



£bn 










Funded assets


599.0 


655.0 


(9)


612.0 

Non-core assets


151.4 


193.7 


(22)


162.4 

Non-core risk-weighted assets


121.2 


143.9 


(16)


128.7 

 

 



Core and non-core profit (loss) before tax

Core profit before tax in the nine months ended 30 September 2011 fell 20 per cent to £4,375 million.  Excluding the temporary volatility effects and the impact of liability management gains in 2010, core profit before tax fell 9 per cent from £5,008 million to £4,563 million.  This was primarily driven by subdued lending demand, continued customer deleveraging and lower margins, primarily driven by higher wholesale funding costs.  These were partially offset by reductions in impairment and a change in funding mix.

 

Non-core loss before tax improved by 11 per cent to £2,627 million in the nine months to 30 September 2011 driven by lower impairment charges partially offset by asset reductions and higher wholesale funding costs coming through within lower margins.

 



Nine 
months 
ended 

30 Sept  2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 

30 Sept  2010 


Change 



£m 


£m 









Core


4,375 


5,437 


(20)

Non-core


(2,627)


(2,949)


11 

Total


1,748 


2,488 


(30)

 

Acquisition-related balance sheet adjustments

Profit before tax includes the unwind of £1,765 million of acquisition-related fair value adjustments.  The lower fair value unwind in the third quarter, compared to the previous quarter, was driven by lower non-core asset sales, lower impairment charges and foreign exchange rate movements.  As a result, we now expect the fair value unwind for 2011 to be approximately £2,200 million, below previous expectations.  Thereafter, over the medium-term, and in line with previous guidance, declining benefits are expected to accrue.

Income

Total income, net of insurance claims, decreased by 15 per cent to £15,253 million, with the decrease including a number of temporary volatility effects including the change in fair valuation of the equity conversion feature of the Group's enhanced capital notes (ECNs), banking volatility and net credit valuation adjustments as well as the absence of liability management gains.

 

Excluding these effects, total income, net of insurance claims, decreased by 12 per cent reflecting asset reductions undertaken to strengthen the balance sheet, subdued lending demand, continued customer deleveraging, a lower banking net interest margin, primarily driven by higher wholesale funding costs, and lower treasury and trading income.  The asset reductions, which resulted in losses of £654 million, were primarily non-core asset sales (including losses on treasury assets of £670 million, which were broadly offset by a related accelerated fair value unwind of £649 million, included elsewhere in the income statement).  Excluding the losses on asset sales, income before volatility effects and liability management gains fell 9 per cent.

 

Combined businesses results summary - income



Nine 

months 
ended 
30 Sept 
2011 


Nine 

months 
ended 
30 Sept 
2010 


Change 



£m 


£m 









Net interest income before volatility effects


9,417 


10,424 


(10)

Banking volatility


110 


(199)



Net interest income


9,527 


10,225 


(7)








Other income before volatility effects and liability management gains

6,309 


7,531 


(16)

Banking volatility


(142)


515 



Change in fair valuation of equity conversion feature of ECNs


254 


(309)



Net credit valuation adjustments


(410)


(1)



Liability management gains



423 



Other operating income


6,011 


8,159 


(26)

Total income


15,538 


18,384 


(15)

Insurance claims


(285)


(377)



Total income, net of insurance claims


15,253 


18,007 


(15)

Adjustments to exclude:







Banking volatility


32 


(316)



Change in fair valuation of equity conversion feature of ECNs


(254)


309 



Net credit valuation adjustments


410 




Liability management gains


- 


(423)



Total income, net of insurance claims, before volatility effects and liability management gains


15,441 


17,578 


(12)

Adjustment to exclude gains and losses on asset sales


654 


72 



Total income, net of insurance claims, before volatility effects, liability management gains and losses on asset sales

16,095 


17,650 


(9)

 

The principal volatility effects impacting the period-on-period comparison were:

·    an adverse change of £348 million in banking volatility.

·    £563 million improvement in the fair valuation of the equity conversion feature of the Group's ECNs.  The total gain relating to the ECNs in the first nine months of 2011 was £254 million and comprised a loss of £236 million in the first half of the year and a gain of £490 million in the third quarter (nine months ended 30 September 2010: £309 million loss). 

·    a £410 million charge in the nine months to 30 September 2011 (against a £1 million charge in the first nine months of 2010) as a result of net credit valuation adjustments (the net of debit and credit value adjustments), reflecting the increased credit risk associated with customer derivative balances from corporate and commercial banking relationships arising in the third quarter.  In the half-year to 30 June 2011 the Group recognised a £53 million net credit for valuation adjustments.

·    the absence of liability management gains in 2011.  These arose on transactions undertaken in the first nine months of 2010 as part of the Group's management of capital which exchanged certain debt securities for ordinary shares or other debt instruments.  These transactions resulted in a gain of £423 million in the first nine months of 2010 with no comparable transactions in the first nine months of 2011.

 

Group net interest income decreased by £698 million, or 7 per cent, to £9,527 million in the nine months ended 30 September 2011, whilst net interest income before banking volatility fell 10 per cent to £9,417 million.  This fall primarily reflects the asset reductions progressed in the period (average interest-earning banking assets fell 6 per cent), along with the reduction in net interest margin, primarily driven by higher wholesale funding costs.

 

The net interest margin in our banking businesses was 2.10 per cent, with the decline from 2.20 per cent in the first nine months of 2010 principally reflecting higher weighted-average wholesale funding costs, a competitive deposit market and the effect of refinancing a significant amount of government and central bank facilities, partially offset by an improvement in customer margins and funding mix.  This fully incorporates the methodology changes outlined in the October 2011 announcement (New Allocation Methodologies for Funding Costs and Capital).  As outlined within that announcement, we continue to believe the full year margin will be just above 2.05 per cent.

 

Other operating income decreased by 26 per cent to £6,011 million.  Excluding temporary volatility effects and the absence of liability management gains, other income decreased by 16 per cent to £6,309 million.  This decrease reflected the targeted reduction in non-core assets, including the losses on such asset sales, lower new core lending volumes and lower income in our treasury and trading business as a result of market conditions.

 

Core and non-core income performance



Nine 

months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2011 


Nine 

months 
ended 
30 Sept 
2010 


Change 



£m 


£m 









Core


14,119 


15,561 


(9)

Non-core


1,134 


2,446 


(54)

Total income, net of insurance claims


15,253 


18,007 


(15)








Core banking net interest margin


2.45% 


2.47% 



Non-core banking net interest margin


1.09% 


1.46% 



Group banking net interest margin


2.10% 


2.20% 



Average interest-earning banking assets - core


£440.5bn 


£461.9bn 


(5)

Average interest-earning banking assets - non-core


£150.9bn 


£166.5bn 


(9)

Total average interest-earning banking assets


£591.4bn 


£628.4bn 


(6)

 

Core income decreased by per cent.  Excluding volatility effects and the impact of liability management actions, core income fell by 5 per cent, principally reflecting subdued new lending demand, continued customer deleveraging, a lower banking net interest margin and lower treasury and trading income.

 

The 54 per cent fall in non-core income reflects the loss of income as a result of the significant reductions achieved in the non-core portfolios, and the losses on disposals of non-core assets.

 

Core net interest margin was broadly flat, mainly reflecting the improved funding mix in the core business, with the benefit of increased customer deposits mitigating higher wholesale funding costs.  Non-core net interest margin decreased, primarily as a result of higher wholesale funding costs and the strain from increased impaired assets.


Operating expenses

During the first nine months of 2011, operating expenses decreased by 3 per cent to £7,909 million, mainly as a result of further integration-related savings and lower levels of operating lease depreciation in Wholesale, partially offset by increased employers' National Insurance contributions, inflation and other costs.

 

Under legislation, the Group will only become liable to pay the Bank Levy at 31 December 2011 and, as a result, has not accrued for this cost in the first nine months of 2011.  We remain confident, however, that full year costs for 2011 will be slightly lower than 2010 despite the cost of the Bank Levy which will be accrued for in the fourth quarter.

 

Combined businesses results summary - costs



Nine 

months 
ended 
30 Sept 
2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept  2010 


Change 



£m 


£m 









Operating expenses


7,909 


8,141 


Impairment of tangible fixed assets



150 




7,909 


8,291 









Integration synergies annual run-rate


1,930 


1,268 


52 

 

We have now substantially completed our integration programme with annual run-rate savings totalling £1,930 million achieved as at 30 September 2011. A major part of the integration from an IT perspective was the migration of Halifax and Bank of Scotland customer accounts and data to the scaled Lloyds TSB platforms and this was successfully completed in the third quarter.  This was an immense exercise involving the migration of approximately 30 million customer accounts and these platforms will now provide the foundation for the Group's transformation plans. We remain on schedule to deliver run-rate cost synergies and other operating efficiencies of £2 billion per annum by the end of 2011.

 

On 1 March 2011, we announced that, in order to meet our obligations under EU state aid commitments and to ensure that we retain maximum flexibility, we would accelerate the start of the retail business disposal as required by the EU (Project Verde).  Costs attributable to Project Verde in the first nine months of 2011 were £90 million and, as previously advised, are excluded from combined businesses results.

Core and non-core operating expenses

As noted in the basis of presentation on the inside front cover, costs apportioned to non-core represent only those that are expected to cease to be incurred at the point these portfolios, assets, or liabilities are divested or run-off, and operational costs are allocated to the core book unless they are directly related to non-core activities.  This results in the reported operating costs for the non-core portfolio being lower than would be required to manage these portfolios on a standalone basis.

 



Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 
2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept  2010 


Change 



£m 


£m 








Core







Operating expenses


7,226 


7,350 















Operating expenses


683 


791 


14 

Impairment of tangible fixed assets


- 


150 





7,909 


8,291 


 

Operating expenses in the core business reduced 2 per cent, with further integration-related savings, partially offset by increased employers' National Insurance contributions, inflation and other costs.

 

Non-core operating expenses reduced by 14 per cent, reflecting lower levels of operating lease depreciation and the elimination of certain support costs for the non-core portfolios. 


Further reductions in the impairment charge

The Group has continued to see reductions in the impairment charge in 2011.  The impairment charge of £7,378 million in the first nine months of 2011 was 22 per cent lower than the £9,426 million charge in the first nine months of 2010, with higher charges in Ireland more than offset by improvements elsewhere in the Group, particularly the substantial fall in the Wholesale division's impairment charge.  The key drivers of the Wholesale and Retail divisional improvements are similar to those outlined at the half-year.

 

Although improvement has been seen in the third quarter across all divisions, based on our current economic assumptions we are not making any changes to our outlook statements for 2011.  We continue to expect further reductions in impairment losses in 2011, compared to 2010, and beyond. The market consensus for 2011 full year impairment at 30 September 2011 was approximately £9.9 billion and this remains broadly in line with management expectations.

 

Impaired loans decreased by 3 per cent compared to December 2010 to £62.5 billion, representing 10.3 per cent of closing advances, driven by a decrease in Retail and Wholesale, partially offset by an increase in impaired loans in Ireland.  The Group's coverage ratio reduced by 0.1 per cent to 45.8 per cent.

 

Combined businesses results summary - impairment charge



Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 
2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2010 


Change 



£m 


£m 









Retail







Secured


416 


108 



Unsecured


1,179 


1,870 


37 



1,595 


1,978 


19 

Wholesale


2,243 


3,738 


40 

Commercial


206 


277 


26 

Wealth and International







Ireland


2,476 


2,171 


(14)

Other


858 


1,262 


32 



3,334 


3,433 


Impairment charge


7,378 


9,426 


22 

 

Retail's impairment charge has reduced by 19 per cent, with reductions in the unsecured portfolio more than offsetting increases in the secured book.  Credit performance remained strong with fewer assets entering arrears compared to the same period in 2010, in both the secured and unsecured portfolios.  As a percentage of average loans and advances to customers, the impairment charge decreased to 0.59 per cent, from 0.71 per cent in the same period in 2010.

 

During the first nine months of 2011, the secured impairment charge was £416 million, an increase on 2010, but in line with expectations.  The relatively low impairment charge of £108 million in the first nine months of 2010 was driven by a more favourable outlook for house prices against a background of stable arrears.  The proportion of the mortgage portfolio with an indexed loan-to-value of greater than 100 per cent has decreased since the half-year and now stands at 11.4 per cent.  The value of the portfolio with an indexed loan-to-value of greater than 100 per cent and more than three months in arrears has been stable at £3.1 billion.  Impairment provisions as a percentage of impaired loans increased from 22.6 per cent at 30 September 2010 to 25.6 per cent at 30 September 2011.


The unsecured impairment charge for the first nine months of 2011 was £1,179 million, a decrease of 37 per cent, compared to the same period in 2010.  This reflected continued improving business quality and portfolio trends resulting from the Group's prudent risk appetite, with a focus on lending to existing customers.  Unsecured impaired loans decreased to £2.5 billion from £3.4 billion at 30 September 2010 as a result of tighter credit policy across the lifecycle, including stronger controls on customer affordability.  Impairment provisions as a percentage of impaired loans decreased to 46.1 per cent at 30 September 2011 from 52.8 per cent at 30 September 2010, as a result of improved asset quality.

 

The Wholesale impairment charge reduced materially from £3,738 million in the first nine months of 2010 to £2,243 million in the first nine months of 2011.  The impairment charge as a percentage of average loans and advances to customers improved significantly to 1.97 per cent in the first nine months of 2011 compared to 2.81 per cent in the same period in 2010.  The decrease in the charge is primarily driven by lower impairment from the corporate real estate and real estate-related asset portfolios but also reflects continued strong risk management and the continued low interest rate environment offset by subdued UK economic conditions.  The impairment charge in the third quarter at £686 million was below expectations and given the lumpy nature of corporate impairment, the subdued UK economic environment and challenging global conditions, we remain cautious on future trends.

 

In Commercial, the impairment charge decreased by £71 million, or 26 per cent, to £206 million in the first nine months of 2011 reflecting the benefits of the low interest rate environment, which has helped maintain defaults at a lower level, and the continued application of our prudent credit risk appetite approach.  Portfolio metrics including delinquencies and assets under close monitoring, whilst improving through supportive management actions, remain above benign environment levels.  The impairment charge as a percentage of average loans and advances to customers improved to 0.97 per cent in the first nine months of 2011 compared to 1.19 per cent in the same period in 2010.

 

In Wealth and International, impairment charges totalled £3,334 million, a decrease of 3 per cent from £3,433 million in the first nine months of 2010.  The modest reduction predominantly reflects lower impairment charges in the Group's Australasian business as impaired loans have stabilised, offset by higher charges in our Irish portfolio.  In Ireland, in the first nine months of this year, the level of impaired loans increased by a further £2.9 billion, resulting in 67 per cent of the total Irish portfolio now being classified as impaired.  Provisions as a percentage of impaired Irish loans were 58.1 per cent at the end of September 2011 (31 December 2010: 53.7 per cent).  Impairment coverage has increased in Ireland, primarily reflecting further falls in the commercial real estate market during 2011, and further vulnerability exists.  In Australasia, the Group's portfolio still retains significant geographical and sector concentrations which are being closely monitored.

 

Core and non-core impairment performance



Impairment charge




Impairment as a % of average advances



Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2010 




Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2010 



£m 


£m 
















Core


2,247 


2,463 




0.66 


0.69 

Non-core


5,131 


6,963 




4.48 


5.42 

Total impairment


7,378 


9,426 




1.61 


1.92 

 

The core impairment charge decreased by £216 million, or 9 per cent, principally reflecting a reduction in the Retail impairment charge driven by the unsecured portfolio.  The non-core impairment charge reduced by £1,832 million, or 26 per cent, principally as a result of a material reduction in the Wholesale non-core impairment charge, driven by the same factors as the overall Wholesale impairment charge, partly offset by an increased impairment charge in Ireland.  Non-core loans and advances to customers generated 76.9 per cent of the Group's impaired loans reflecting their higher risk profile, with a coverage ratio of 47.8 per cent at 30 September 2011.



Exposures to selected Eurozone countries

The following section summarises the Group's direct exposure to certain European countries which have been identified on the basis of their higher bond yields compared to the rest of the Eurozone and the UK - Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain.  In addition, we have disclosed direct sovereign exposures to all European countries.  The exposures are shown at their balance sheet carrying values, unless otherwise indicated.

 

The Group manages its exposures to individual countries through authorised country limits which take into account economic, financial, political and social factors.  In addition, the Group manages its indirect risks to the selected countries by establishing and monitoring risk limits for individual banks and financial institutions outside of these countries where they have direct exposures to the selected countries.  The profiles of these banks and financial institutions are monitored on a regular basis and exposures managed accordingly.

 

Sovereign exposures to European countries

Our sovereign exposures are primarily to the UK government but the following table includes all direct sovereign exposures to other European countries:

 

Direct sovereign


As at 
30 Sept 
2011 


As at 
30 June 
2011 



£m 


£m 






Exposures to selected Eurozone countries:





Belgium


87 


80 

Greece



Ireland



Italy


52 


35 

Portugal



Spain


40 


41 



179 


156 

Exposures with other European countries:





France


518 


990 

Germany


1,915 


2,057 

Luxembourg


470 


498 

Netherlands


12 


12 

Switzerland


103 


60 

Other



Total


3,204 


3,779 

 

The Group continues to have minimal exposure, in aggregate, which could be considered to be direct recourse to the sovereign risk of Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain.  Since 2009, the Group has proactively managed and reduced limits and exposures to these countries.  The direct sovereign exposures above primarily relate to holdings in government bonds and exclude balances held with central banks in these countries.

 

In addition to the exposures outlined above the Group maintains deposit balances with a number of European Central banks for regulatory and liquidity management purposes.  As at 30 September 2011 these balances were: Netherlands £19,876 million; Switzerland £383 million; Germany £186 million; Spain £31 million; France £6 million; Belgium £5 million; and Luxembourg £3 million.  As at 30 June 2011 these balances were: Netherlands £6,969 million; Switzerland £692 million; Germany £152 million; Spain £26 million; Belgium £7 million; and Luxembourg £3 million.



Banking groups and asset-backed securities

The Group's exposures to banking groups and asset-backed securities are analysed in the following section:

 

As at 30 September 2011


Banking 
groups 

Asset-backed 
securities 


Total 



£m 


£m 


£m 








Belgium


309 



309 

Greece



61 


61 

Ireland


346 


329 


675 

Italy


1,226 


44 


1,270 

Portugal


185 


369 


554 

Spain


2,063 


408 


2,471 

Total


4,129 


1,211 


5,340 








As at 30 June 2011














Belgium


318 


- 


318 

Greece



70 


70 

Ireland


366 


373 


739 

Italy


1,780 


48 


1,828 

Portugal


241 


424 


665 

Spain


2,136 


450 


2,586 



4,841 


1,365 


6,206 

 

Just over half of the overall positions of £5.3 billion relate to structures where there are underlying assets securing the obligations (asset-backed securities or covered bonds); the balance is generally floating rate notes or short-term unsecured money market exposures or general banking facilities.

Banking groups

Exposures are to banking groups headquartered in these countries and their major subsidiaries and comprise:

 

As at 30 September 2011


Fixed and  floating  rate notes 


Covered  bonds 


Money  market,  short-term   and other  exposures 


Derivatives 


Total 



£m 


£m 


£m 


£m 


£m 












Belgium


230 



74 



309 

Greece






Ireland



139 


194 


13 


346 

Italy


195 



982 


49 


1,226 

Portugal



131 


54 



185 

Spain


157 


1,527 


365 


14 


2,063 

Total


582 


1,797 


1,669 


81 


4,129 












As at 30 June 2011






















Belgium


242 



77 


(1)


318 

Greece






Ireland



145 


220 



366 

Italy


216 



1,542 


22 


1,780 

Portugal



150 


90 



241 

Spain


163 


1,584 


370 


19 


2,136 

Total


621 


1,879 


2,299 


42 


4,841 

 

The fixed and floating rate notes (FRNs), which continue to be rated A or better, are all classified as available-for-sale financial assets and have an overall weighted maturity of less than 2 years.  They are shown at fair value with a charge of £11 million having been taken to available-for-sale reserves; no impairments have been recognised.  There were significant reductions in FRN positions during 2011 from £2,701 million at 31 December 2010 to £582 million at 30 September 2011.  These reductions are a result of asset sales and maturities.

 

The covered bonds are ultimately secured on a pool of mortgage assets in the countries concerned with 68 per cent rated A- or better.  The bonds benefit from over-collateralisation and are all classified as available-for-sale financial assets, with an overall weighted maturity of approximately five years.  The covered bonds are shown at fair value with a charge of £329 million having been taken to available-for-sale reserves; no impairments have been recognised.

 

Money market, short-term and other exposures are to major banks in the countries concerned.  They are predominantly short-term and include money market and net repo exposures, and drawn, undrawn and contingent amounts for 'other exposures', which are mainly general banking facilities.  No impairments are held against these exposures.  In addition there are unutilised money market lines and repo facilities of approximately £2.1 billion predominantly in respect of Spanish and Italian banks.  Bank limits have been closely monitored with amounts and tenors reduced where appropriate.  Of these exposures, approximately 85 per cent of the balance is to institutions rated at least A-.

 

Derivatives are shown at fair value, adjusted where master netting agreements exist and net of collateral of £164 million.  There are no credit default swap positions in place where the counterparty bank is domiciled in one of the selected Eurozone countries.  There are credit default swap positions referenced to banking groups domiciled in Spain (net short of £21 million).



Asset-backed securities

The asset-backed securities holdings of £1,211 million are analysed by country on page 17; in the table below these are analysed between those which are included in loans and receivables and those which are included in available-for-sale financial assets.  In the majority of cases the underlying assets are residential mortgages.

 

As at 30 September 2011


Loans and receivables


Available- 
for-sale 
financial 
assets 




Weighted 
average 
maturity 



Current 

carrying  value 


Fair 

value 


Current  carrying 
value 


Total 
carrying 
value 


Years 



£m 


£m 


£m 


£m 














Belgium






Greece


34 


19 


27 


61 


Ireland


162 


108 


167 


329 


Italy


30 


32 


14 


44 


Portugal


217 


148 


152 


369 


Spain


225 


179 


183 


408 


Total


668 


486 


543 


1,211 













As at 30 June 2011






















Belgium



- 


- 



Greece


36 


23 


34 


70 


Ireland


170 


135 


203 


373 


Italy


33 


36 


15 


48 


Portugal


232 


194 


192 


424 


Spain


246 


208 


204 


450 


Total


717 


596 


648 


1,365 


 

The loans and receivables are held at amortised cost, net of £4 million of impairment allowances.  The available-for-sale financial assets are shown at fair value with a charge of £251 million having been taken to available-for-sale reserves.  Significant reductions were achieved during 2011 with the overall portfolio of asset-backed securities relevant to the selected countries reducing from £2,677 million at 31 December 2010 to £1,211 million at 30 September 2011, predominantly through asset sales.  



Financial assets held for trading and assets held by insurance businesses

The Group's exposures to Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain classified as financial assets held for trading and assets held by insurance businesses are as follows:

 

As at 30 September 2011


Financial  assets  held for  trading 

Assets 
held by 

insurance  businesses 


Total 



£m 


£m 


£m 







Belgium



270 


271 

Greece




Ireland



81 


82 

Italy


295 


99 


394 

Portugal


16 



16 

Spain


106 


81 


187 

Total


419 


531 


950 








As at 30 June 2011













Belgium



477 


478 

Greece


- 


- 


Ireland



79 


82 

Italy


221 


143 


364 

Portugal


21 


- 


21 

Spain


149 


211 


360 

Total


395 


910 


1,305 

 

Financial assets held for trading

These exposures are a direct result of flows within the credit trading market-making business.  The exposure is made up of £94 million of corporates (predominantly utility companies) and £325 million of financial institutions.  These positions are managed on a relative value basis, held at fair value, and marked-to-market with movements being taken through the income statement on a daily basis.

 

Assets held by insurance businesses

Within the Group's insurance businesses, related exposures of £531 million are held outside the with profits and unit linked funds.  Approximately £222 million of these exposures relate to direct investments where the issuer is resident in Belgium, Ireland, Italy or Spain and the credit rating is consistent with the tight credit criteria defined under the appropriate investment mandate.  The remaining exposures relate to interests in two funds administered by Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (the Global Liquidity Fund and the Investment Cash Fund) where, in line with the investment mandates, cash is invested in the money markets.

 

Corporate and retail exposures

The Group's corporate and retail exposures to Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain are classified as loans and receivables, and exclude undrawn commitments and contingent liabilities:

 



Corporate exposures


Retail exposures

As at 30 September 2011


Loans and 
advances 
to 
customers 


Impairment 
provisions 


Net 
exposure 


Loans and 
advances 
to 
customers 


Impairment 
provisions 


Net 
exposure 



£m 


£m 


£m 


£m 


£m 


£m 














Belgium


454 



451 




Greece


626 


69 


557 




Ireland


16,738 


8,092 


8,646 


7,425 


972 


6,453 

Italy


68 



65 




Portugal


120 


16 


104 


10 



Spain


1,958 


142 


1,816 


1,723 


31 


1,692 

Total


19,964 


8,325 


11,639 


9,158 


1,004 


8,154 














As at 30 June 2011


























Belgium


563 



556 




Greece


773 



773 




Ireland


17,210 


7,958 


9,252 


7,920 


886 


7,034 

Italy


173 



172 




Portugal


146 



146 


10 



10 

Spain


2,050 


124 


1,926 


1,835 


30 


1,805 

Total


20,915 


8,090 


12,825 


9,765 


916 


8,849 

 

Belgian exposures

Belgian exposures comprise lending to corporates, including a small amount of commercial real estate exposure.

 

Greek exposures

The exposures in Greece principally relate to shipping loans to Greek shipping companies where the assets are generally secured and the vessels operate in international waters; repayment is mainly dependent on international trade and the industry is less sensitive to the Greek economy.

 

Irish exposures

The gross exposure in Ireland excludes lending from Ireland to customers domiciled in the UK.

 

Spanish corporate exposures

The corporate exposure in Spain is mainly local lending (90 per cent of the total Spanish exposures) comprising corporate loans and project finance facilities (78 per cent) and commercial real estate (22 per cent).  The corporate loans and project finance facilities have impaired lending of 3 per cent which is fully provided.  The commercial real estate is 22 per cent impaired, with a coverage ratio of 47 per cent.  The remaining 10 per cent represents loans extended by the Wholesale division to corporate and commercial real estate clients domiciled in Spain, with an impairment provision of £58 million.

 

Spanish retail exposures

The Spanish retail exposures are predominantly secured residential mortgages, where about half of the borrowers are expatriates.  The average marked-to-market loan-to-value is 62 per cent and impaired loans represent 6 per cent of the total exposures, with a coverage ratio of 31 per cent.



Balance sheet

 

Stable capital ratios

Our core tier 1 capital ratio was 10.3 per cent at the end of September (31 December 2010: 10.2 per cent). The impact of the statutory loss was more than offset by a reduction in risk-weighted assets of £35 billion.  The total capital ratio improved to 15.3 per cent (31 December 2010: 15.2 per cent).

 

Risk-weighted assets reduced 9 per cent to £371.6 billion in the first nine months of 2011, driven by the run-down of our non-core asset portfolio and weak demand for new lending, with new lending being of better quality than existing portfolios.  At the half-year, we outlined that we did not expect our risk-weighted assets to reduce in the second half of the year given that the implementation of the new Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) 2 and 3 rule changes were expected to offset the effect of further risk-weighted asset reductions.  The CRD 2 and 3 changes will impact at the end of the year but are likely to be broadly offset by further risk-weighted asset reductions.  We therefore expect the year end risk-weighted asset position to be broadly in line with the position as at the end of September.

 



As at 

30 Sept 

2011 


As at 

31 Dec 

2010 


Change 


As at 
30 June 
2011 










Risk-weighted assets


£371.6bn 


£406.4bn 


(9)


£383.3bn 

Core tier 1 capital ratio


10.3% 


10.2% 




10.1% 

Tier 1 capital ratio


11.9% 


11.6% 




11.6% 

Total capital ratio


15.3% 


15.2% 




15.0% 

 

Further progress on balance sheet reduction

Total Group funded assets decreased to £599 billion from £655 billion at 31 December 2010, substantially driven by reductions in non-core portfolios across the four banking divisions, continued customer deleveraging and de-risking and subdued demand in lending markets.  We are pleased with the progress made on our balance sheet reduction plans in the period, given challenging market conditions.  In the first nine months of 2011, we achieved a substantial reduction in the non-core portfolio of £42 billion, resulting in the portfolio at 30 September 2011 amounting to £151 billion.  Pleasingly, this reduction includes more than £1 billion from the Irish portfolio.

 



As at 

30 Sept 

2011 


As at 

31 Dec 

2010 


Change 


As at 
30 June 
2011 



£bn 


£bn 



£bn 










Funded assets


599.0 


655.0 


(9)


612.0 

Non-core assets


151.4 


193.7 


(22)


162.4 

Non-core risk-weighted assets


121.2 


143.9 


(16)


128.7 

 



Further strengthening of our liquidity and funding position

The Group made excellent progress against its funding objectives in the first nine months of 2011 and further enhanced its general funding and liquidity position which is supported by a robust and stable customer deposit base.  Customer deposits excluding repos increased by 4 per cent, reflecting good growth in relationship deposits in Retail and in Wealth and International.

 

By the end of the third quarter of 2011, our loan to deposit ratio, excluding repos and reverse repos, had improved to 140 per cent and we expect this will continue to improve as we reduce our non-core lending balances further.  Our core loan to deposit ratio also improved to 112 per cent from 120 per cent at the end of 2010.  Strong term issuance in the first nine months of 2011 has also allowed the Group to reduce its short-term wholesale funding and maintain its maturity profile of wholesale funding with 50 per cent of wholesale funding having a maturity date greater than one year at 30 September 2011.

 

Though funding markets remain challenging we made good progress in the third quarter of 2011 on our term funding issuance plans with £5.4 billion of wholesale term issuance, having achieved over £25 billion of term issuance in the first half of the year.  The Group previously announced that we expect to issue new funding of between £5 billion and £10 billion over the second half of this year across all public and private issuance programmes.  With a further £3 billion of term funding having been completed during October, the 2011 term funding programme is complete.  We will continue to be selective as to which products and markets we will participate in during the remainder of 2011 and any further funding will be classified as pre-funding for 2012.

 

The Group has made excellent progress in reducing its liquidity support from governmental and central bank sources, achieving a reduction of £60 billion in the first nine months of this year and leaving £36.8 billion outstanding at the end of September.  We expect to repay the remaining facilities in line with their contractual maturity dates, £13 billion in the final quarter of 2011, £19 billion in the first half of 2012 and £5 billion in the second half of 2012.

 

The Group also continues to maintain a strong liquidity position, considerably in excess of current regulatory requirements (the ILG regulatory minimum).  Our primary liquidity portfolio at the half-year was £101 billion and at the end of September this had reduced slightly to £97 billion, which is in line with the level at December 2010.  This represents approximately 120 per cent of our money market funding positions at end September 2011 and is approximately 70 per cent of all wholesale funding with a maturity of less than a year, and thus provides a substantial buffer in the event of continued market dislocation.  In addition to this primary liquidity, the Group continues to hold more than £123 billion of secondary liquidity.

 

Since 31 January 2010, the Group has been prohibited under the terms of an agreement with the European Commission from paying discretionary coupons and dividends on hybrid capital securities issued by the Company and certain of its subsidiaries.  This prohibition ends on 31 January 2012.  The Group intends to be in a position to recommence payment of coupons and dividends on these hybrid capital securities after this date.  Future coupons and dividends on these hybrid capital securities will, however, be paid subject to, and in accordance with, the terms of those securities.

 



As at 

30 Sept 

2011 


As at 

31 Dec 

2010 


Change 


As at 
30 June 
2011 










Customer deposits1


£396.8bn 


£382.5bn 



£394.9bn 

Wholesale funding


£281.9bn 


£298.0bn 


(5)


£295.6bn 

Loan to deposit ratio2


140% 


154% 




144% 

Core business loan to deposit ratio2


112% 


120% 




114% 

Government and central bank facilities


£36.8bn 


£96.6bn 


(62)


£37.1bn 

Proportion of wholesale funding with maturity of greater than one year


50% 


50% 




49% 

Primary liquid assets


£97.0bn 


£97.5bn 


(1)


£100.9bn 

 

1

Excluding repos of £7.8 billion (31 December 2010: £11.1 billion; 30 June 2011: £5.0 billion).

2

Excluding repos and reverse repos.



Other financial information

 

Integration and simplification costs

Integration and simplification costs of £976 million were incurred in the first nine months of 2011.  These costs relate to severance, IT and business costs of implementation.

 

Volatility arising in insurance businesses

A large proportion of the funds held by the Group's insurance businesses are invested in assets which are expected to be held on a long-term basis and which are inherently subject to short-term investment market fluctuations.  Whilst it is expected that these investments will provide enhanced returns compared with less volatile assets over the longer term, the short-term effect of investment market volatility can be significant.  The negative insurance and policyholder interests volatility of £737 million in the first nine months of 2011 reflects less optimistic economic forecasts combined with lower equity and cash returns compared to long-term expectations.

 

Taxation

The tax credit for the nine months to 30 September 2011 was £1,079 million.  This reflects a higher effective tax rate than the UK statutory rate primarily due to the recognition of deferred tax on losses previously unrecognised and a policyholder tax credit, net of the effect on deferred tax of the reduction in the UK corporation tax rate to 26 per cent with effect from 1 April 2011 and to 25 per cent with effect from 1 April 2012.

 



Additional information

 

Independent Commission on Banking (ICB)

The ICB published its final report on 12 September 2011 and HM Treasury has committed to responding to the ICB report by the end of this year.  HM Treasury have also committed to consulting on the costs and benefits of the most appropriate way to implement the recommended changes.

 

We are continuing to engage constructively and actively with HM Treasury with regard to all areas of the ICB proposals.

 

EU mandated retail business disposal (Project Verde)

The Group continues to progress the Verde business disposal and has received a number of approaches for the business.  As previously indicated an Initial Public Offering (IPO) is a potential alternative to a direct sale and, to that end, in September we began formal discussions with the UKLA.  We are aiming to identify a preferred option by the year end.

 

PPI

Our review of the compliance with applicable sales standards continues to make good progress and we continue to believe that the provision we took in the first half of 2011 in respect of the anticipated costs of contact and/or redress, including administration expenses, is adequate and that we are appropriately provided.

 

Provision in relation to German insurance business litigation

As previously disclosed, Clerical Medical Investment Group Limited (CMIG) has received a number of claims in the German courts, relating to policies issued by CMIG but sold by independent intermediaries in Germany, principally during the late 1990s and early 2000s.  CMIG has won the majority of decisions to date, although a small number of regional district and appeal courts have found against CMIG on specific grounds.  CMIG's strategy includes defending claims robustly and appealing against adverse judgments.  The ultimate financial effect, which could be significant, will only be known once all relevant claims have been resolved.  However, consistent with this strategy, and having regard to the costs involved in managing these claims, and the inherent risks of litigation, the Group is recognising a provision of £175 million.  Management believes this represents the most appropriate estimate of the financial impact, based upon a series of assumptions, including the number of claims received, the proportion upheld, and resulting legal and administration costs.

 

STATUTORY CONSOLIDATED INCOME STATEMENT (UNAUDITED)

 



Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 

2010 



£ million 


£ million 






Interest and similar income


20,308 


21,699 

Interest and similar expense


(10,375)


(12,303)

Net interest income


9,933 


9,396 

Fee and commission income


3,292 


3,381 

Fee and commission expense


(1,116)


(1,282)

Net fee and commission income


2,176 


2,099 

Net trading income


(5,732)


9,725 

Insurance premium income


6,187 


6,166 

Other operating income


1,703 


3,161 

Other income


4,334 


21,151 

Total income


14,267 


30,547 

Insurance claims


843 


(11,616)

Total income, net of insurance claims


15,110 


18,931 

Payment protection insurance provision


(3,200)


Other operating expenses


(9,772)


(9,131)

Total operating expenses


(12,972)


(9,131)

Trading surplus


2,138 


9,800 

Impairment 


(6,017)


(7,734)

Share of results of joint ventures and associates


21 


(99)

(Loss) profit before tax


(3,858)


1,967 

Taxation


1,079 


(367)

(Loss) profit for the period


(2,779)


1,600 






Profit attributable to non-controlling interests


45 


77 

(Loss) profit attributable to equity shareholders


(2,824)


1,523 

(Loss) profit for the period


(2,779)


1,600 






Basic earnings per share


(4.1)p 


2.3p 

Diluted earnings per share


(4.1)p 


2.3p 

 



SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET (UNAUDITED)

 



As at 
30 Sept 

2011 


As at 
31 Dec 
2010 


As at 
30 June 
2011 



£ million 


£ million 


£ million 








Assets







Cash and balances at central banks


57,578 


38,115 


55,240 

Trading and other financial assets at fair value through profit or loss

143,886 


156,191 


155,181 

Derivative financial instruments


66,272 


50,777 


45,256 

Loans and receivables:







Loans and advances to customers


577,864 


592,597 


587,843 

Loans and advances to banks


29,933 


30,272 


28,170 

Debt securities


14,211 


25,735 


15,521 



622,008 


648,604 


631,534 

Available-for-sale financial assets


36,317 


42,955 


32,793 

Held-to-maturity investments


8,049 


7,905 


7,842 

Other assets


49,971 


47,027 


51,105 

Total assets


984,081 


991,574 


978,951 








Liabilities







Deposits from banks


36,121 


50,363 


31,294 

Customer deposits


404,604 


393,633 


399,919 

Trading and other financial liabilities at fair value through profit or loss

28,629 


26,762 


27,290 

Derivative financial instruments


55,603 


42,158 


36,049 

Debt securities in issue


213,957 


228,866 


231,194 

Liabilities arising from insurance and investment contracts


124,022 


132,092 


133,097 

Subordinated liabilities


36,452 


36,232 


35,585 

Other liabilities


38,368 


34,566 


38,977 

Total liabilities


937,756 


944,672 


933,405 








Total equity


46,325 


46,902 


45,546 

 



COMBINED BUSINESSES CONSOLIDATED INCOME STATEMENT - QUARTERLY ANALYSIS

 



Three 
months 
ended 

30 Sept 

2011 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 June 

2011 


Three 
months 
ended 

31 March 

2011 



£ million 


£ million 


£ million 








Net interest income


3,149 


3,147 


3,231 

Other income


2,013 


2,310 


1,688 

Total income


5,162 


5,457 


4,919 

Insurance claims


(87)


(84)


(114)

Total income, net of insurance claims


5,075 


5,373 


4,805 

Costs:







Operating expenses


(2,577)


(2,581)


(2,751)

Impairment of tangible fixed assets






(2,577)


(2,581)


(2,751)

Trading surplus


2,498 


2,792 


2,054 

Impairment


(1,956)


(2,814)


(2,608)

Share of results of joint ventures and associates




Profit (loss) before tax and fair value unwind


547 


(19)


(545)

Fair value unwind


97 


839 


829 

Profit before tax - combined businesses


644 


820 


284 

Banking net interest margin


2.05% 


2.09% 


2.16% 

Impairment as a % of average advances


1.30% 


1.84% 


1.70% 

 



Three 
months 
ended 

31 Dec 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 Sept 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 June 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 
31 March 
2010 



£ million 


£ million 


£ million 


£ million 










Net interest income


3,597 


3,314 


3,403 


3,508 

Other income


2,005 


2,328 


3,285 


2,546 

Total income


5,602 


5,642 


6,688 


6,054 

Insurance claims


(165)


(116)


(107)


(154)

Total income, net of insurance claims


5,437 


5,526 


6,581 


5,900 

Costs:









Operating expenses


(2,787)


(2,706)


(2,701)


(2,734)

Impairment of tangible fixed assets




(150)




(2,787)


(2,706)


(2,851)


(2,734)

Trading surplus


2,650 


2,820 


3,730 


3,166 

Impairment


(3,755)


(2,872)


(4,139)


(2,415)

Share of results of joint ventures and associates


12 


(41)


(33)


(29)

(Loss) profit before tax and fair value unwind


(1,093)


(93)


(442)


722 

Fair value unwind


817 


978 


941 


382 

(Loss) profit before tax - combined businesses


(276)


885 


499 


1,104 

Banking net interest margin


2.23% 


2.20% 


2.20% 


2.21% 

Impairment as a % of average advances


2.21% 


1.77% 


2.49% 


1.50% 

 



COMBINED BUSINESSES CONSOLIDATED INCOME STATEMENT - QUARTERLY ANALYSIS (continued)

 

Core


Three 
months 
ended 

30 Sept 

2011 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 June 

2011 


Three 
months 
ended 

31 March 

2011 



£ million 


£ million 


£ million 








Net interest income


2,858 


2,772 


2,787 

Other income


1,892 


2,284 


1,811 

Total income


4,750 


5,056 


4,598 

Insurance claims


(87)


(84)


(114)

Total income, net of insurance claims


4,663 


4,972 


4,484 

Costs:







Operating expenses


(2,366)


(2,341)


(2,519)

Impairment of tangible fixed assets






(2,366)


(2,341)


(2,519)

Trading surplus


2,297 


2,631 


1,965 

Impairment


(611)


(907)


(729)

Share of results of joint ventures and associates




Profit before tax and fair value unwind


1,693 


1,724 


1,239 

Fair value unwind


(184)


(64)


(33)

Profit before tax - core combined businesses


1,509 


1,660 


1,206 

Banking net interest margin


2.47% 


2.39% 


2.47% 

Impairment as a % of average advances


0.55% 


0.80% 


0.64% 

 

Core


Three 
months 
ended 

31 Dec 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 Sept 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 June 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 
31 March 
2010 



£ million 


£ million 


£ million 


£ million 










Net interest income


2,870 


2,795 


2,867 


2,892 

Other income


1,757 


2,166 


3,082 


2,136 

Total income


4,627 


4,961 


5,949 


5,028 

Insurance claims


(165)


(116)


(107)


(154)

Total income, net of insurance claims


4,462 


4,845 


5,842 


4,874 

Costs:









Operating expenses


(2,534)


(2,442)


(2,441)


(2,467)

Impairment of tangible fixed assets







(2,534)


(2,442)


(2,441)


(2,467)

Trading surplus


1,928 


2,403 


3,401 


2,407 

Impairment


(1,149)


(810)


(814)


(839)

Share of results of joint ventures and associates





(5)

Profit before tax and fair value unwind


787 


1,597 


2,594 


1,563 

Fair value unwind


(72)



(192)


(129)

Profit before tax - core combined businesses


715 


1,601 


2,402 


1,434 

Banking net interest margin


2.50% 


2.49% 


2.45% 


2.47% 

Impairment as a % of average advances


0.96% 


0.67% 


0.67% 


0.73% 

 



COMBINED BUSINESSES CONSOLIDATED INCOME STATEMENT - QUARTERLY ANALYSIS (continued)

 

Non-core


Three 
months 
ended 

30 Sept 

2011 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 June 

2011 


Three 
months 
ended 

31 March 

2011 



£ million 


£ million 


£ million 








Net interest income


291 


375 


444 

Other income


121 


26 


(123)

Total income


412 


401 


321 

Insurance claims




Total income, net of insurance claims


412 


401 


321 

Costs:







Operating expenses


(211)


(240)


(232)

Impairment of tangible fixed assets






(211)


(240)


(232)

Trading surplus


201 


161 


89 

Impairment


(1,345)


(1,907)


(1,879)

Share of results of joint ventures and associates


(2)



Loss before tax and fair value unwind


(1,146)


(1,743)


(1,784)

Fair value unwind


281 


903 


862 

Loss before tax - non-core combined businesses


(865)


(840)


(922)

Banking net interest margin


0.87% 


1.16% 


1.24% 

Impairment as a % of average advances


3.64% 


4.93% 


4.82% 

 

Non-core


Three 
months 
ended 

31 Dec 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 Sept 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 June 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 
31 March 
2010 



£ million 


£ million 


£ million 


£ million 










Net interest income


727 


519 


536 


616 

Other income


248 


162 


203 


410 

Total income


975 


681 


739 


1,026 

Insurance claims





Total income, net of insurance claims


975 


681 


739 


1,026 

Costs:









Operating expenses


(253)


(264)


(260)


(267)

Impairment of tangible fixed assets




(150)


- 



(253)


(264)


(410)


(267)

Trading surplus


722 


417 


329 


759 

Impairment


(2,606)


(2,062)


(3,325)


(1,576)

Share of results of joint ventures and associates



(45)


(40)


(24)

Loss before tax and fair value unwind


(1,880)


(1,690)


(3,036)


(841)

Fair value unwind


889 


974 


1,133 


511 

Loss before tax - non-core combined businesses

(991)


(716)


(1,903)


(330)

Banking net interest margin


1.47% 


1.39% 


1.48% 


1.50% 

Impairment as a % of average advances


5.93% 


4.89% 


7.93% 


3.56% 

 

 

RECONCILIATION OF COMBINED BUSINESSES PROFIT (LOSS) BEFORE TAX TO

STATUTORY (LOSS) PROFIT BEFORE TAX - QUARTERLY ANALYSIS

 



Three 
months 
ended 

30 Sept 

2011 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 June 

2011 


Three 
months 
ended 

31 March 

2011 



£ million 


£ million 


£ million 








Profit before tax - combined businesses


644 


820 


284 

Integration, simplification and EU mandated retail business disposal costs


(377)


(356)


(333)

Volatility arising in insurance businesses


(560)


(100)


(77)

Amortisation of purchased intangibles


(139)


(145)


(144)

Provision in relation to German insurance business litigation


(175)



Payment protection insurance provision




(3,200)

(Loss) profit before tax - statutory


(607)


219 


(3,470)

 



Three 
months 
ended 

31 Dec 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 Sept 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 

30 June 

2010 


Three 
months 
ended 
31 March 
2010 



£ million 


£ million 


£ million 


£ million 










(Loss) profit before tax - combined businesses


(276)


885 


499 


1,104 

Integration, simplification and EU mandated retail business disposal costs


(481)


(368)


(369)


(435)

Volatility arising in insurance businesses


196 


309 


(413)


214 

Amortisation of purchased intangibles


(151)


(155)


(161)


(162)

Customer goodwill payments provision


(500)




Pension curtailment (loss) gain


(109)



1,019 


Loss on disposal of businesses


(365)




(Loss) profit before tax - statutory


(1,686)


671 


575 


721 

 



INCOME STATEMENT - BUSINESS METRICS

 



Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 
2011 


Nine 
months 
ended 
30 Sept 
2010 


Change 

Results


£m 


£m 









Statutory







Total income, net of insurance claims


15,110 


18,931 


(20)

Total operating expenses


(12,972)


(9,131)


(42)

Trading surplus


2,138 


9,800 


(78)

Impairment


(6,017)


(7,734)


22 

(Loss) profit before tax


(3,858)


1,967 



(Loss) profit attributable to equity shareholders


(2,824)


1,523 



(Loss) earnings per share


(4.1)p 


2.3p 



Combined businesses basis







Total income, net of insurance claims


15,253 


18,007 


(15)

Total income, net of insurance claims, before volatility effects and liability management gains1

15,441 


17,578 


(12)

Operating expenses2


(7,909)


(8,141)


Trading surplus


7,344 


9,716 


(24)

Impairment


(7,378)


(9,426)


22 

Profit before tax


1,748 


2,488 


(30)

Profit before tax, before volatility effects and liability management gains1

1,936 


2,059 


(6)








Banking net interest margin


2.10% 


2.20% 



Average interest-earning banking assets


£591.4bn 


£628.4bn 


(6)

Cost:income ratio2,3


51.9% 


45.2% 



Impairment as a % of average advances4


1.61% 


1.92% 



Combined businesses basis - core







Total income, net of insurance claims


14,119 


15,561 


(9)

Total income, net of insurance claims, before volatility effects and liability management gains1

14,307 


15,132 


(5)

Operating expenses


(7,226)


(7,350)


Trading surplus


6,893 


8,211 


(16)

Impairment


(2,247)


(2,463)


Profit before tax


4,375 


5,437 


(20)








Banking net interest margin


2.45% 


2.47% 



Average interest-earning banking assets


£440.5bn 


£461.9bn 


(5)

Cost:income ratio3


51.2% 


47.2% 



Impairment as a % of average advances4


0.66% 


0.69% 



 

1

Excluding an increase in the fair value of the equity conversion feature of the Group's ECNs of £254 million (nine months to 30 September 2010: reduction of £309 million); negative derivative value adjustments of £410 million (nine months to 30 September 2010: £1 million); a banking volatility charge of £32 million (nine months to 30 September 2010: credit of £316 million); and, in the nine months to 30 September 2010, liability management gains of £423 million.

2

Excluding impairment of tangible fixed assets of £150 million in the nine months to 30 September 2010.

3

Operating expenses divided by total income, net of insurance claims.

4

Impairment on loans and advances to customers divided by average loans and advances to customers, excluding reverse repo transactions, gross of allowance for impairment losses.



Capital and balance sheet - BUSINESS METRICS

 



As at 
30 Sept 
2011 


As at 

31 Dec  2010 


Change 


As at 
30 June 
2011 

 









Statutory









Total assets:









Banking assets


£822.2bn 


£822.4bn 




£807.1bn 

Insurance assets


£161.9bn 


£169.2bn 




£171.9bn 

 


£984.1bn 


£991.6bn 




£979.0bn 

 









Loans and advances to customers1


£577.9bn 


£592.6bn 


(2)


£587.8bn 

Customer deposits2


£404.6bn 


£393.6bn 



£399.9bn 

Loans and advances to customers excl reverse repos

£557.4bn 


£589.5bn 


(5)


£568.1bn 

Customer deposits excl repos


£396.8bn 


£382.5bn 



£394.9bn 

Total customer balances3


£954.2bn 


£972.0bn 


(2)


£963.0bn 

Loan to deposit ratio4


140% 


154% 




144% 

Funds under management5


£178.4bn 


£192.0bn 


(7)


£193.3bn 

Wholesale funding


£281.9bn 


£298.0bn 


(5)


£295.6bn 

Wholesale funding >1 year maturity


50% 


50% 




49% 

Funded assets


£599.0bn 


£655.0bn 


(9)


£612.0bn 

Primary liquidity portfolio


£97.0bn 


£97.5bn 


(1)


£100.9bn 

Risk-weighted assets


£371.6bn 


£406.4bn 


(9)


£383.3bn 

Core tier 1 capital ratio


10.3% 


10.2% 




10.1% 

Net tangible assets per share


58.3p 


59.2p 




57.2p 

Leverage ratio


18 times 


17 times 




18 times 

 









Core









Loans and advances to customers excl reverse repos

£439.6bn 


£454.2bn 


(3)


£443.3bn 

Loans and advances to banks excl reverse repos


£22.8bn 


£25.7bn 




£24.0bn 

Reverse repos


£26.9bn 


£7.3bn 




£23.6bn 

Debt securities


£0.2bn 


£0.3bn 




£0.2bn 

Available-for-sale financial assets


£24.3bn 


£20.9bn 




£19.7bn 

Other


£318.9bn 


£289.5bn 




£305.8bn 

Total core assets


£832.7bn 


£797.9bn 



£816.6bn 

 









Customer deposits excl repos


£392.4bn 


£377.0bn 




£390.4bn 

Total customer balances3


£832.0bn 


£831.2bn 




£833.7bn 

Loan to deposit ratio4


112% 


120% 




114% 

Risk-weighted assets


£250.4bn 


£262.5bn 




£254.6bn 

 









Non-core









Loans and advances to customers excl reverse repos

£117.8bn 


£135.3bn 


(13)


£124.8bn 

Loans and advances to banks


£0.7bn 


£0.4bn 




£0.3bn 

Debt securities


£14.0bn 


£25.4bn 




£15.3bn 

Available-for-sale financial assets


£12.0bn 


£22.1bn 




£13.1bn 

Other


£6.9bn 


£10.5bn 




£8.9bn 

Total non-core assets


£151.4bn 


£193.7bn 


(22)


£162.4bn 

 









Customer deposits excl repos


£4.4bn 


£5.5bn 




£4.5bn 

Risk-weighted assets


£121.2bn 


£143.9bn 


(16)


£128.7bn 

 

1

Includes reverse repos of £20.5 billion (31 December 2010: £3.1 billion; 30 June 2011: £19.7 billion).

2

Includes repos of £7.8 billion (31 December 2010: £11.1 billion; 30 June 2011: £5.0 billion).

3

Total customer balances are the aggregate of loans and advances to customers excluding reverse repos and customer deposits excluding repos.

4

Excludes reverse repos of £20.5 billion (31 December 2010: £3.1 billion; 30 June 2011: £19.7 billion) and repos of £7.8 billion (31 December 2010: £11.1 billion; 30 June 2011: £5.0 billion).

5

Funds under management within Wealth and International division.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACTS

 

 

 

For further information please contact:

 

 

 

INVESTORS AND ANALYSTS

Kate O'Neill

Managing Director, Investor Relations

020 7356 3520

email: kate.o'neill@ltsb-finance.co.uk

 

 

 

CORPORATE AFFAIRS

Matthew Young

Director of Corporate Affairs

020 7356 2231

email: matt.young@lloydsbanking.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registered office: Lloyds Banking Group plc, The Mound, Edinburgh EH1 1YZ

Registered in Scotland no. 95000


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