PCF Group plc (AIM: PCF) is the AIM-quoted parent of the specialist bank, PCF Bank Limited. With the advent of the banking operation the Group now has the capability to increase its lending portfolio significantly, with target portfolio sizes of £350m in 2020 and £750m in 2022. The Group will retain its focus on portfolio quality, and has the capability to lend increasingly to prime segments of the finance market.
PCF Bank will offer retail savings products for individuals and will then deploy those funds through its two lending divisions:
The Group has a track record of strong financial performance and an efficient and scalable business model, with significant room to grow. Utilising its technologically advanced platform, the Bank will provide both depositors and borrowers with a high level of service and a straightforward, simple range of products tailored to suit their needs.
Tim Franklin (NE Chairman)
Thirty years in financial services.
Scott Maybury (Chief Exec)
Co-founded PCF Group plc and was previously Finance Director until 2008.
David Bull (FD)
Ex KPMG, Deutsche Bank and was interim Chief Financial Accountant at the Bank of England.
Robert Murray (MD)
Co-founded PCF Group plc .Thirty five years banking and finance experience. Heads the Business and Consumer Finance Divisions.
Christine Higgins, David Morgan, David Titmuss, Mark Brown
PCF Group plc, the AIM-listed specialist bank, today announces its preliminary results for the year ended 30 September 2017. The …
PCF Group plc, the AIM-listed specialist bank, issues a trading update for the year ended 30 September 2017 ahead of …
The Board is pleased to report that on 18 July 2017 the Bank received notification from its dual regulators, the …
|Profit & Loss||30 Sep 2017|
|30 Sep 2016
|Net interest income||11,064||10,240|
|Net fee & commission expense||(190)||(148)|
|Net operating income||10,191||9,118
|Profit after tax||2,786||2,801|
|Cash & balances at central bank||17,018||5,904|
“PROFITS RACING Challenger bank PCF Group has unveiled profits of £3.6million in the year to September 30…PCF increased its dividend from 0.1p to 0.19p per share.”
“PCF Group Reports Flat Annual Profit, Lifts Dividend 90%”
Stockdale (House Broker – Dec 2017)
“The portfolio of receivables grew to £146m (SSL forecast £145m) from £122m and the quality was reflected by the record low impairment charge of 0.5%. Most importantly, PCF bank was launched in July and received £53m in deposits by 30 September…The 90% increase in the dividend to 0.19p shows management will also continue to pursue a progressive dividend policy.”