St Helens Private Equity Plc
LSE : SHPE

March 05, 2012 05:15 ET

Trading update

                                                                                      5 March 2012


                                   ST HELEN'S PRIVATE EQUITY PLC
                                     ("SHPE" or "the Company")
                                        (PLUS SYMBOL: SHPE)


                                          Trading Update


St  Helen's Private Equity Plc the Pre-IPO, Special Situations and 'Small cap' investment  company
announce that in the first quarter of the Company's current financial year, which ended on the  31
December  2012, the performance of the portfolio was disappointing and NAV decreased by a  further
7.49% to 30.9p per share. In the current challenging economic environment investors are continuing
to take a cautious view in respect of the value of small companies.


ENQUIRIES:

ST HELEN'S PRIVATE EQUITY PLC          TEL: 020 7628 5582
Hamish Williams

FISHER CORPORATE PLC                   TEL: 020 7388 7000

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