Shop Direct completes £1.25bn financing transaction

Shop Direct Finance Company Limited is pleased to announce that it has completed a £1.25 billion financing transaction through the offer of class A and class B notes (“the notes”) of its new UK Consumer Loan Securitisation, Securitisation of Catalogue Assets Limited. The class A notes achieved an ‘A’ rating by the rating agencies Fitch and DBRS and the class B Notes received a ‘BBB’ rating from Fitch. The notes are listed on the Channel Islands Stock Exchange and have been pre-placed with a selected number of qualified investors.

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Shop Direct               James Evans / Lauren Young            0844 292 4799

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About Shop Direct Finance Company

Shop Direct Finance Company Limited is the financial services arm of Shop Direct.

Shop Direct is the UK’s leading multi-brand digital retailer, with annual sales of £1.7 billion. Our digital department store brands include Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com and isme.com and receive 800,000 website visits every day.

We sell more than 800 brands, including big name labels and our own exclusive brands, and deliver 46 million products each year to five million active customers.

For more information on Shop Direct, visit www.shopdirect.com or follow us on Twitter @ShopDirect.

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