(Reuters) - State-backed Lloyds Banking Group
Lloyds agreed the amount on Tuesday with its biggest investor UK Financial Investments (UKFI), which manages British taxpayers' the 33 percent stake in the lender, Sky said on its website. (http://link.reuters.com/jeq76v)
The near-400 million pound figure, which the broadcaster said would be announced with Lloyd's full-year results on Thursday, is about 10 percent higher than the 360 million pound bonus pool the lender paid out last year.
Chief Executive Antonio Horta-Osorio's award will be in shares, deferred for five years, Sky added.
Sky said, the bonus would be conditional on the bank's stock price remaining for six months above 73.6 pence - the price the British government bought it at when it bailed Lloyds out during the 2008 financial crisis. The bonus could alternatively be awarded if the Government sells at least half of its remaining stake at a profit.
Horta-Osorio received his 2012 bonus of 1.5 million pounds under similar terms. Under last year's deal, however, the Government would have had to sell at least a third of its holding for a profit, not half.
The news came on the same day that Barclays
Banks have been under pressure to rein in pay, as regulators and politicians say it encourages risk-taking and contributed to the 2008 global crisis.
Sources told Reuters last week that Deutsche Bank
Lloyds and UKFI could not be contacted outside of business hours. ($1 = 0.6067 British pounds) ($1 = 0.7312 euros)
(Reporting by Richa Naidu in Bangalore, editing by William Hardy)