Form 20F 2021 filed
LONDON, March 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lloyds Bank plc announces that on March 8, 2022, it filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2021 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A copy of Form 20-F is available in the “Investors” section of our website at www.lloydsbankinggroup.com and also online at www.sec.gov
Shareholders can receive paper copies of the complete audited financial statements free of charge upon request. Printed copies of the Lloyds Bank plc Annual Report 2021 on Form 20-F can be requested from Investor Relations by email at [email protected]
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|Douglas Radcliffe||+44 (0)20 7356 1571|
|Group Investor Relations Director|
|Matt Smith||+44 (0)20 7356 3522|
|Media Relations Manager|
This document contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, with respect to the business, strategy , plans and/or performance of Lloyds Bank plc with its subsidiaries (the Lloyds Bank Group) and its current objectives and expectations. Statements that are not historical or current facts, including statements about the beliefs and expectations of Lloyds Bank Group or its directors and/or management, are forward-looking statements. 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These statements relate to or may affect future matters including, but not limited to: projections or expectations for the future financial condition of Lloyds Bank Group, including profit attributable to shareholders, provisions, economic profit, dividends, capital structure, portfolios, net interest margin, capital ratios, liquidity, risk-weighted assets (RWA), expenses or any other financial item or ratio; litigation, regulatory and governmental investigations; the future financial performance of Lloyds Bank Group; the level and extent of future impairments and impairments; Lloyds Bank Group’s ESG objectives and/or commitments; statements of plans, objectives or purposes of Lloyds Bank Group or its management and other statements that are not historical facts; expectations regarding the impact of COVID-19; and the statements of assumptions underlying those statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will or may occur in the future. Factors that could cause actual operations, strategy, plans and/or results (including, but not limited to, payment of dividends) to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to limit: general economic and trading conditions in the UK and internationally; market risks, trends and developments; risks related to the credit quality of borrowers and counterparties; fluctuations in interest rates, inflation, foreign exchange rates, stock markets and currencies; volatility in credit markets; the volatility of the price of our securities; any impact of the transition from IBORs to alternative benchmark rates; the ability to access sufficient sources of capital, liquidity and funding when needed; changes in the credit ratings of Lloyds Bank Group or Lloyds Banking Group plc; the ability to realize cost savings and other benefits, including, but not limited to, as a result of acquisitions, divestitures and other strategic transactions; failure to accurately capture the expected value of acquisitions; potential changes to the dividend policy; the ability to achieve strategic objectives; insurance risks; conduct risk management and monitoring; exposure to counterparty risk; credit rating risk; tightening of monetary policy in jurisdictions where Lloyds Bank Group operates; instability in global financial markets, including within the Eurozone, and due to continued uncertainty following the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union (EU) and the effects of the trade agreement and EU-UK cooperation; political instability, including following any general election in the United Kingdom and any other possible referendum on Scottish independence; operational risks; driving risk; technological changes and security risks to IT and operational infrastructure, systems, data and information resulting from the increased threat of cyber and other attacks; natural pandemic (including but not limited to the COVID-19 pandemic) and other disasters; inadequate or failed internal or external processes or systems; acts of hostility or terrorism and reactions to such acts, or other such events; geopolitical unpredictability; sustainability and climate change risks (and the achievement of climate change ambitions), including Lloyds Bank Group’s or Lloyds Banking Group’s ability with government and other stakeholders to measure, manage and effectively mitigate the impacts of climate change; changes in laws, regulations, accounting or tax practices and standards; changes in regulatory capital or liquidity requirements and similar contingencies; assessment related to resolution planning requirements; the policies and actions of governmental or regulatory authorities or the courts and any resulting impact on the future structure of the Lloyds Bank Group; failure to comply with anti-money laundering, terrorist financing, corruption and sanctions regulations; failure to prevent or detect illegal or improper activity; the projected number of employees and the risk associated with key people; increased labor costs; the assumptions and estimates that form the basis of our financial statements; the impact of competitive conditions; and exposure to legal, regulatory or competition proceedings, investigations or complaints. A number of these influences and factors are beyond Lloyds Bank Group’s control. Please see the most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed by Lloyds Bank plc with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC), which is available on the SEC’s website at www.sec .gov, for a discussion of some factors and risks. Lloyds Bank plc may also make or disclose written and/or oral forward-looking statements in other written materials and in oral statements made by directors, officers or employees of Lloyds Bank plc to third parties, including financial analysts. Except as required by any applicable law or regulation, the forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of today’s date, and Lloyds Bank Group expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to publicly release any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement contained herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The information, statements and opinions contained herein do not constitute a public offer under any applicable law or an offer to sell any securities or financial instruments or any advice or recommendation regarding such securities or financial instruments.
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