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Retail Charity BondsGreensleeves Homes Trust Retail Charity Bond 4.25% due 2026

Retail Charity Bonds PLC launched of the Greensleeves Homes Trust Retail Charity Bond offering 4.25% due 2026.

Greensleeves Homes Trust is a registered Charity providing care and accommodation for the elderly, primarily through residential, dementia and nursing care services.

The Bonds will be issued by Retail Charity Bonds PLC, a special purpose issuing vehicle that connects charitable organisations seeking unsecured loan finance with investors looking for fixed income bonds listed on the London Stock Exchange. The funds raised will be loaned, via a loan agreement, to Greensleeves Homes Trust.

Prospectus
Launch announcement
Information Booklet
Authorised Offerors – see below

The Bonds have a minimum initial subscription amount of £500 and are available in multiples of £100 thereafter.
The offer period is now open and is expected to close at noon (London time) on 24 March 2017 . The Issuer retains the right to close the offer period early, in conjunction with Peel Hunt as Lead Manager.

Authorised Offerors

AJ Bell Securities Limited
Trafford House
Chester Road
Manchester
M32 0RS
www.ajbellsecurities.co.uk

Alliance Trust Savings Limited
8 West Marketgait
Dundee
DD1 9YP
www.alliancetrustsavings.co.uk

Barclays Bank Plc
1 Churchill Place
London
E14 5HP
www.barclaysstockbrokers.co.uk/investments/new-issues/pages/at-a-glance.aspx

Equiniti Financial Services Limited
Aspect House
Spencer Road
Lancing
West Sussex
BN99 6DA
www.equiniti.com

Interactive Investor Trading Limited
Standon House
21 Mansell Street
London E1 8AA
www.iii.co.uk

Redmayne-Bentley LLP
9 Bond Court
Leeds
LS1 2JZ
www.redmayne.co.uk

Lead Manager

Peel Hunt LLP
Moor House, 120 London Wall, EC2Y 5ET
www.peelhunt.com

KEY RISKS
  • The Bonds may not be suitable for all investors. You should ensure you fully understand the risks and seek independent financial advice if you do not fully understand or are in any doubt as to the suitability of the investment for your circumstances.
  • Unlike a bank deposit, the Bonds are not covered by the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme in the event that Greensleeves Homes Trust is unable to pay its debts.
  • In the event that Greensleeves Homes Trust cannot pay its debts in full, or goes out of business, you may lose some or all of your investment.
  • The market price of the Bonds could fall during the life of the investment. If you choose to sell your Bonds before maturity you may get back less than your original investment.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION

This announcement is an advertisement and is not a prospectus for the purposes of EU Directive 2003/71/EC, as amended, and/or Part VI of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (the “FSMA”). A prospectus dated 6 March 2017 (the “Prospectus”) has been prepared and made available to the public as required by Part VI of the FSMA. Investors should not subscribe for any bonds referred to in this announcement except on the basis of information in the Prospectus. Full information on Retail Charity Bonds PLC and the offer of the bonds is only available on the basis of the combination of the Prospectus and this announcement which have been published by Retail Charity Bonds PLC on the Regulatory News Service operated by the London Stock Exchange.

The restriction on financial promotions contained in section 21(1) of FSMA does not apply to this announcement by virtue of article 70(1A) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended.

The offering and the distribution of this announcement and other information in connection with the offer in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law and persons into whose possession any document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restriction. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

This announcement does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to sell, or any solicitation of any offer to purchase any Bonds. Any purchase of Bonds pursuant to the offer should only be made on the basis of the information contained in the prospectus dated 07 March 2017 (the “Prospectus”. The Prospectus is available at the website of Retail Charity Bonds PLC and Greensleeves Homes Trust as above and the website of the London Stock Exchange plc (www.londonstockexchange.com/newissues).

The Bonds have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (as amended) (the “Securities Act”), or the securities laws of any state of the United States or other jurisdiction and, subject to certain exceptions, may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act). The Bonds are being offered and sold outside of the United States in reliance on Regulation S of the Securities Act.