Accounts Update, Suspension of trading on NEX

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First Sentinel plc
(“First Sentinel” or the “Company”)

Accounts Update, Suspension of trading on NEX

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Further to the announcement made by the Company on 31 May 2019, First Sentinel Plc (“First Sentinel” or the “Company”) (NEX: FSEN), the alternative investment company focused on providing growth capital for public and private company investments, advises that it continues to work to finalise the publication of its audited accounts for the year ended 31 December 2018 (the “Accounts”) and now expects to publish such Accounts by no later than 5pm on Friday 14 June 2019.

Given the further delay the Company’s shares will be suspended from trading on NEX until the Accounts are issued.

About First Sentinel

First Sentinel is an alternative investment company, registered with the FCA as a small authorised UK AIFM, which provides growth capital for public and private company investments. First Sentinel invests in a range of debt and equity instruments in target portfolio companies.

The Company’s website is www.first-sentinel.com

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For further corporate information, please contact:

Mr. Brian Stockbridge
Chief Executive Officer
First Sentinel Plc
Tel: + 44 (0) 7876 888 011
Email: brian@first-sentinel.com

NEX Corporate Advisor
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