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Metro Bank moves towards a £1bn Stockmarket Listing
With only 35 branches (concentrated in the south east of England) and over 530,000 customer accounts, Metro Bank is not exactly shaking the UK retail banking industry to its roots. But the challenger bank is making some in-roads and is taking steps towards a £1bn stock market listing. This article is worth reading as background when studying barriers to contestability in retail banking.