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Blackstone Loan Financing Limited
23 May 2024

23 May 2024

Blackstone Loan Financing Limited

(the "Company")

Compulsory Partial Redemption of Shares


Further to the approval given by the Company's shareholders to enable compulsory redemptions of the Company's ordinary shares ("Shares"), as described in the circular dated 25 August 2023 (the "Circular"), the Company today announces that it will return approximately €23,000,000 by way of a compulsory partial redemption of up to 24,779,142 Shares (the "First Redemption") on 10 June 2024 (the "Redemption Date"). Approximately 5.5968% of the existing Shares will be redeemed.

The First Redemption will be effected at €0.9282 per Share, being the NAV per Share as at 30 April 2024. The First Redemption will be effected pro-rata to holdings of such shares on the register at close of business on 10 June 2024 ("Redemption Record Time"). As at today's date, the Company has 442,738,903 Shares in issue, of which none are held in treasury.

On this basis, a holder of 10,000 Shares will have 559 Shares redeemed, and receive €518.86 in cash.

Fractions of Shares will not be redeemed and so the number of Shares held by each shareholder to be redeemed compulsorily on the Redemption Date will be rounded down to the nearest whole number of Shares.

The amount to be applied to the partial redemption of Shares comprises monies from the Company's existing cash balances.

All Shares that are redeemed will be cancelled with effect from the Redemption Date. Accordingly, once redeemed, such Shares will be incapable of transfer.

The Shares will be disabled in CREST after close of business on the Redemption Date and the existing ISIN number JE00BNCB5T53 (the "Old ISIN") will expire.

The new ISIN number JE00BSMSML25 (the "New ISIN") in respect of the remaining Shares, which have not been redeemed and will be in issue and listed following the Redemption Date and will be enabled and available for transactions from and including 11 June 2024.

Up to and including the Redemption Date, the Shares will continue to be traded under the Old ISIN and as such, a purchaser of such Shares who was not on the register as at the Redemption Record Time would have a market claim for a proportion of the redemption proceeds. CREST will automatically transform any open transactions as at the Redemption Date into the New ISIN.

Shareholders should note that the Board retains absolute discretion as to the execution, extent and timing of any further redemptions.

Expected timetable for redemption

The anticipated dates and sequence of events relating to the implementation of the Proposals are set out below:

First Redemption Record Date

6:00pm on 10 June 2024

First Redemption Date and expiry of Old ISIN number

10 June 2024

First Redemption Ex Date

11 June 2024

New ISIN number enabled JE00BSMSML25

11 June 2024

Redemption monies paid to uncertificated holdings and certificated holdings

24 June 2024

Capitalised terms used but not defined in this announcement will have the same meaning as set out in the Circular.





via BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas


01534 709189 / 709108

Singer Capital Markets

James Maxwell / Alaina Wong (Corporate Finance)

Alan Geeves / Sam Greatrex (Sales)


020 7496 3000



Winterflood Investment Trusts

Neil Langford (Corporate Finance)

Darren Willis (Sales)


020 3100 0000


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