February 05, 2015 04:00 ET

HJ SME plc: First Day of Dealing and Issue of Debentures


First Day of Dealing and Issue of Debentures

The Directors of HJ SME plc are pleased to announce that subject to the Offer of up to 4,000,000 8.0% Bonds
2024, comprising Debentures of £1 per unit nominal value, it has to date issued 572,250 Debenture Units for
a total of £572,250.

Furthermore the Company's Debentures were admitted to trading on GXG's Main Quote market at 8.00am today.

HJ  SME  was founded in order to provide short term loans to businesses to be funded by way of the issuance
of a 10 year 8% bond.

The  Bonds  will  be used to fund to receivables from, or loans made to, natural resources companies,  SMEs
("small  and  medium size enterprises") or start-up companies as determined by Hennessy Jones  Ltd  in  its
capacity  as specialist asset consultant to the HJ SME (the "Specialist Asset Consultant"). It is  intended
that  such  corporate  loans will, in most cases, be secured by a fixed charge  (and  possibly  a  floating
charge)  on  specific  assets  of the borrowers and that such assets will be key  assets  of  the  relevant
borrower(s)  in  relation  to  its  business activities: these may include patents,  production  machinery,
vehicles, property and other tangible or intangible assets of such borrowers.

Further details are contained in the Company's admission document on the GXG website.

The Debentures will trade under the ticker 'GXG: HJS' and the Company's ISIN code is GB00BQ1KMK42.

The Directors of the Issuer accept responsibility for the contents of this announcement.


Mark Stephen - CEO
HJ SME plc
Telephone: +44 203 651 8300

GXG Corporate Advisor
Nick Michaels and Jon Isaacs
Alfred Henry Corporate Finance Limited
Tel: +44 207 251 3762

5 February 2015

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