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It's business as usual, says BCC

BRITISH Car Contracts says it is 'business as usual' following parent company NatWest's £21 billion acquisition by the Royal Bank of Scotland. The protracted bidding war for NatWest, whose subsidiaries include Lombard North Central's British Car Contracts, the 12th largest contract hire company in the UK with a fleet of 35,000 vehicles, was concluded on Friday.

The announcement ended a long-term battle for control of the company, which raised speculation about the future role BCC would play under potential new owners. RBS division RoyScot Trust provides vehicle finance for businesses, but not contract hire.

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