Manchester Building Society is a United Kingdom-based company. The principal business objectives of the Company is the provision of competitive facilities for personal savings and for mortgage finance primarily to support owner occupation of residential property. The mortgage product range offered by the Company included a mix of residential, commercial and buy-to-let products for the Society and secured and unsecured products for the Bank. The Company's subsidiaries include MBS (Mortgages) Limited, MBS (Property) Limited, PMP Network Limited and Whiteaway Laidlaw Bank Limited (the Bank). In January 2011, the Company disposed of its wholly owned subsidiary Whiteaway Laidlaw Bank Limited (WLB) to the RBS Special Opportunities Fund of RBS Equity Finance.