The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Acquisitions and Exits, 26 Deals Between 1999 and 2018
financial services Company

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group has acquired 11 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 16 assets.

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2003, when it acquired Churchill Insurance for $1.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Worldpay UK to Ardian for $2.7B. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group has acquired in 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (20%) and insurance (20%).

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The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc

36 St Andrew Square,
Edinburgh, EH12 1HQ
United Kingdom,
+44 13 1556 8555

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc , headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland. We support customers to manage their finances and do business.We want to be trusted, respected and valued by our customers, shareholders and communities.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 8 - 1 - 1 - 10
vol $2.4B $80M $82M $2.5B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 13 3 - - - - 16
vol $4.7B $4.7B

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Largest Churchill Insurance Co.,Ltd.
$1.1B (2003-06-11)
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Largest Worldpay UK Ltd.
$2.7B (2010-08-06)

Financial Services M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the financial services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 454 financial services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 20 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic financial services acquirer over the past 3 years is Mercer Advisors, with 13 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the financial services sector over the past 3 years is Warburg Pincus LLC with 9 platform acquisitions.

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