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This Website is an advertisement for the purposes of Prospectus Rule 3.3 and Article 34 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 809/2004 and is not a prospectus for the purposes of EU Directive 2003/71/EC (the “Directive”) or Part VI of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (the “FSMA”). This is a financial promotion approved by City & Continental Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and made by Retail Charity Bonds plc (the “Issuer”) which is the legal entity that will issue the bonds. This Website relates to bonds issued by the Issuer.
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Charities using the programme have included Golden Lane Housing, the Charities Aid Foundation and recently the Alnwick Garden Trust.
Nine issues are trading on the LSE’s ORB platform, held by a wide number of investors from pension funds through to private investors