Building Societies Database 2015

Building Societies Database 2015

KPMG's annual Building Societies Database summarises the financial performance of all 44 UK building societies, using a variety of key statistics, ratios and rankings.

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Building Societies Database 2015

Key highlights:

  • 35 of the 44 societies experienced asset growth of an average of 6.07%, excluding Nationwide, this increases to 10.47%.
  • Profitability of the sector has continued to thrive, with 40 out of 44 building societies reporting increased net interest margins.
  • Buoyed by increased profitability and strong results, gross and free capital ratios continue to improve across the sector, with 35 societies reporting improvements in one, or both, of the ratios. 


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