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Corporate and business banking (CABB)

CABB is responsible for winning new business and developing and maintaining strong customer relationships through our 20 regional corporate banking centres and in key sectors such as business banking, renewable energy and the public sector.

We are accountable for acquiring new deposit balances and have a strong focus on day-to-day service delivery and the customer relationship model.

Corporate Banking is responsible for introducing, managing and developing relationships with The Co-operative Banking Group's larger, non-personal banking customers.

It is organised into five operating units:

Corporate Business Development

Charged with introducing new to bank relationships, targeting mainly owner-managed businesses with a sales turnover of £1m-£50m and borrowing needs of over £250,000.
 

Corporate Relationship Banking

Based in 20 Corporate Banking Centres with a key role in generating organic growth from existing customers and co-ordinating delivery of a first class level of service and customer retention.
 

Real Estate and Public Sector

The areas covered by our specialists include Transmissions and 3rd Parties, Charities, Public Sector, Property Finance, Co-operative Societies, Football Clubs and Treasury Sales. We also have a specialist Computer Banking Services team as our large transmissions customers have a high dependency on the Bank's Financial Director software.

 
Social Banking Unit

Comprising a number of specialist teams that includes Charities, Social Enterprise, Renewable Energy, Social Housing, Microfinance and Credit Unions.
 

Structured Finance Unit

Our Structured Finance Unit works in areas where we often do not have a direct relationship with the borrower, including structured lending against assets, involvement in PFI (Private Finance Initiative) deals to fund schools and hospitals, and syndicated lending where we are part of a group of banks lending large sums to mainly household name companies.