Arbuthnot Banking - New £25 million (Tier 2 qualifying) loan London Stock Exchange
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Arbuthnot Banking Group PLC
03 June 2019

3 June 2019





New loan facility of £25 million

Increase in Tier 2 Regulatory Capital


Arbuthnot Banking Group PLC ("ABG", "the Company" or "the Group") announces that it has today completed a private issue of a sub-ordinated loan (the "Loan") on a bilateral basis with Proventus Capital Partners a Swedish Debt Fund to raise £25,000,000 before fees and expenses.


The loan has been fully drawn and will be classified as Tier 2 for regulatory capital purposes. The proceeds will support the continuing long term growth of the Group and in particular the ongoing diversification of its wholly owned bank, Arbuthnot Latham & Co., Limited.


The Loan matures on 3 June 2029 but can be repaid by ABG after the fifth anniversary. Interest is payable on the loan at the rate of 7.75% plus LIBOR or its replacement benchmark rate.



The information contained within this announcement is deemed to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU No. 596/2014). Upon the publication of this announcement, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.


The directors of the Company accept responsibility for the contents of this announcement.




Arbuthnot Banking Group plc

020 7012 2400

Sir Henry Angest, Chairman and Chief Executive

Andrew Salmon, Group Chief Operating Officer

James Cobb, Group Finance Director



Grant Thornton (Nominated Adviser and NEX Exchange Corporate Adviser)


020 7383 5100

Colin Aaronson

Samantha Harrison

Niall McDonald



Numis Securities Ltd (Joint Broker)


020 7260 1000

Chris Wilkinson

Stephen Westgate



Shore Capital (Joint Broker)       


020 7408 4090

Hugh Morgan

Daniel Bush



Maitland (Financial PR)               


020 7379 5151

Neil Bennett

Sam Cartwright

Jais Mehaji



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