PARIS--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2013) - HSBC Bank Plc (EURONEXT PARIS: HSBAA) (contact: Mark Pearce +44 207 992 8066) hereby gives notice that no stabilisation (within the meaning of the rules of the Financial Services Authority) was undertaken by the Stabilising Manager(s) named below in relation to the offer of the following securities.

  Issuer:   HSBC SFH (France)
  Guarantor (if any):   NA
  Aggregate nominal amount:   Eur 1,250,000,000
  Description:   EUR 1.25b 2% due Oct 2023
  Offer price:   99.78
  Stabilising Managers:   HSBC, Commerz, Credit Agricole, Danske, ING, Natixis, Santader, Unicredit

This announcement is for information purposes only and does not constitute an invitation or offer to underwrite, subscribe for or otherwise acquire or dispose of any securities of the Issuer in any jurisdiction.

This announcement is not an offer of securities for sale into the United States.
The securities referred to above have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration. There has not been and will not be a public offer of the securities in the United States.

Contact Information:

Mark Pearce
+44 207 992 8066