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Monday 12 January, 2015

Octagonal Plc

Update on GIS


12 January 2015

                                 Octagonal plc                                 

                                 Update on GIS                                 

Octagonal Plc (AIM: OCT), the investment company whose principal investment is
a 9.97% in global custody and clearing company, Global Investment Strategy UK
Ltd ("GIS"), announces a solid operational performance for GIS for the quarter
ended 31 December 2014.

Trading Summary Update - GIS

  * Settlement values for the quarter exceed US$4 billion (approximately £2.6
    billion), up 98% from the US$2.04 billion (approximately £1.35 billion) for
    the same period last year.
   
  * Total settled transactions for the quarter exceeded 17,700, up 7% from the
    16,544 settlements for the same period last year.
   
  * GIS have continued expanding its global client base with an additional 72
    clients signing up this quarter.
   
About GIS:

GIS's main business activities are focused on global settlement and safe
custody services for global hedge funds and family wealth offices.

GIS is a London Stock Exchange member firm and is regulated by the FCA to offer
a broad scope of settlement, custody, banking, broking and advisory services to
professional, retail, corporate and eligible counterparty clients. GIS has over
100 counterparty relationships including most major international investments
banks transacting in the UK.

Donald Strang, Octagonal's Chairman, commented;

"We are encouraged that GIS continues to grow through these challenging times
of global political and economic uncertainties. GIS continues to attract new
clients seeking its bespoke London-based financial platforms."

Enquiries:

Octagonal plc                                +44 (0) 20 7440 0640                   
Donald Strang                                                                  
Jason Berry                                                                    
David Lenigas                                                                  
                                                                               
Cairn Financial Advisers LLP                 +44 (0) 20 7148 7900                   
Nominated Adviser and Broker                                                   
James Caithie / Jo Turner / Carolyn Sansom                                                                         
                                                                               
Square Consulting                            +44 (0) 20 7929 5599                   
Public Relations                                                               
David Bick/ Mark Longson

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