Rating Action by Standard and Poor’s (S&P)

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Sunderland (SHG) Finance Plc - £239,500,000 6.38 per cent. Secured Bonds due 2042

Rating Action by Standard and Poor’s (S&P)

S&P has published its issuer credit rating for Sunderland (SHG) Finance Plc following its rating review. A copy of the report can be downloaded from the S&P website.

The new rating is BBB+; outlook positive. This rating is identical to the new long-term credit rating assigned to Gentoo Group Ltd (“Gentoo”), the sole borrower under Sunderland (SHG) Finance Plc.

Intention to Hold Investor Update Meetings

Gentoo announces that it will be conducting a series of meetings with fixed income investors to update them on the position of the borrower.

For further information, please contact:

Nigel Tooby

Executive Director of Finance

Gentoo Group Limited

nigel.tooby@gentoogroup.com

26 February 2018

Short Name: Sunderland (SHG) Fin
Category Code: MSC
Sequence Number: 641994
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180226T101408+0000

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Sunderland (SHG) Finance Plc

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Sunderland (SHG) Finance Plc