About FCE Bank plc
FCE is a United Kingdom (UK) registered bank authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and PRA. FCE is a direct subsidiary of FCSH Gmbh (FCSH), which in turn is a direct subsidiary of Ford Credit International (FCI). FCI is wholly owned by Ford Motor Credit Company LLC (Ford Credit), which in turn is wholly owned by Ford Motor Company (Ford). FCE is authorised by the PRA to carry on a range of regulated activities within the UK and through a branch network in ten other European countries, and is subject to consolidated supervision through varying EU directives. The PRA and FCA are FCE's home state regulators.
It offers a variety of retail, leasing and wholesale automotive financial products and services to Ford dealers and customers through the Ford Credit and Ford Bank brand names. These products and services, provided at the point of sale in Ford's European dealer network, play an important role in supporting vehicle sales. Our primary customer website is located at www.ford.co.uk where details of our vehicle and financial products can be found.
FCE operates in 15 European countries through a network of branches and subsidiaries. It also supports sales of Ford's vehicles through partnerships and joint venture arrangements in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Sweden and Turkey.
In addition, FCE has a Worldwide Trade Finance division that provides wholesale stocking finance facilities to dealers and distributors in countries where Ford does not have a National Sales Company.
For further details on the business of the Company please refer to our latest Annual Report and Accounts.
The Company's European Branches and subsidiaries also operate under similar trading styles to those listed above and these, together with address details, are listed under "European Operating Locations" in our latest Annual Report and Accounts.