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LLoyds Banking Group now welcomes its return to full private ownership and it also announces its continued commitment to help Britain Prosper.

Successful delivery of strategy then enabled the group to return about more than ?21.2 billion towards British taxpayers that repays ?894 million that’s found to be more than the original investment.

The Lloyds Banking Group also welcomes the news that the Government sold its remaining stake that returns the Group towards its full private ownership. The sale likewise returned ?21.2 billion to its taxpayers and about ?894 million more than the initial investment which also includes over about ?400 million in dividends.

The sale likewise marked its successful delivery on the strategy of the group to transform a simple, low risked and one that is a UK focused retail and commercial bank. Because the government obtained its shares in 2009, the group repaired its balance sheet, reducing cost base, cutting the complexity and international exposure, building and selling TSB and addressed on legacy issues. The group likewise returned to profitability in 2013 and this has resumed in paying dividends in the year 2014.

Today, the group is now strong, safe and likewise focused to meeting the fast changing needs of its customers. The group likewise is well placed to helping Britain to actually prosper and that this is considered as the largest digital bank in the UK and considered to be the highest payer of UK tax on its recent PwC Total Tax Contribution Survey for the 100 Group that contributes over ?11 billion since 2010.

In this year, the group confirmed new and ambitious targets as a part of the 2017 Helping Britain Prosper Plan in helping to address pressing issues like housing shortage, lending to SMEs and apprenticeships and on skills. Through going beyond the business as usual activities in empowering people, businesses and communities, the group then believes that it is well positioned in helping Britain Prosper while they create sustainable value on its 2.5 million shareholders.

The main business activities of the group are retail and commercial banking, general insurance and long-term savings, protection and investment. The group actually provides services in different well recognized brands.

If you ever own a small business, the group also gives the finance that you need in order to grow. When you wish to achieve your dream in owning your very first home, they will be able to give you the right mortgage and when you wish to learn and develop your career, they also will help you through the apprenticeship opportunities that they will provide by 2020 across the UK. There are five areas of focus to which have been identified as the biggest economic and social challenges that the group could respond, which includes developing new environmental target.