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National Commercial Bank of Scotland

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1959 bank formed by the merger of the Commercial Bank of Scotland and the National Bank of Scotland. The new company had over 400 branches.

1964, in response to the growth of competition from the secondary banking sector, National Commercial Bank of Scotland and Schroders Ltd joined forces to provide a modern merchant banking service in Scotland, under the name National Commercial and Schroders Ltd.

1966 National Commercial Bank of Scotland acquired the 36 English and Welsh branches of The National Bank.

1969 National Commercial Bank of Scotland merged with The Royal Bank of Scotland.

1970 Formed Williams and Glyn's Bank to rationalise its subsidiaries


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