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Hargreaves Servs PLC (HSP)

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Wednesday 02 June, 2021

Hargreaves Servs PLC

Pre-Close Trading Update

RNS Number : 4767A
Hargreaves Services PLC
02 June 2021


Hargreaves Services plc

("Hargreaves" or the "Group")


Pre-Close Trading Update and Notification of Preliminary Results


Hargreaves Services plc (AIM: HSP), a diversified group delivering services to the industrial and property sectors, provides the following update on trading ahead of reporting its preliminary results for the year ended 31 May 2021.


The Board expects to report results in line with market expectations which have recently been materially upgraded in the light of the very strong performance of the Group's Joint Venture in Germany ("HRMS") and the accelerated completion at the Unity Joint Venture in Hargreaves Land.


The Group had no bank debt and held cash reserves of £28.3m at the year end, compared with a net bank debt of £13.5m at 31 May 2020. Additionally, the only debt held by the Group is in respect of leasing debt related to specific assets which was approximately £12.0m at 31 May 2021, compared with £14.6m twelve months earlier, resulting in an overall net cash position of £16.3m compared with £28.1m of net debt at 31 May 2020.


Notification of Preliminary Results

The Group expects to report its preliminary results for the year ended 31 May 2021 on Wednesday 28 July 2021. Details of the analyst meeting to accompany the results will be provided in due course.



For further details:  


Hargreaves Services

Gordon Banham, Chief Executive Officer

John Samuel, Group Finance Director

Tel: 0191 373 4485

Walbrook PR (Financial PR & IR)

Paul McManus / Lianne Cawthorne


Tel: 020 7933 8780 or [email protected]

Mob: 07980 541 893 / 07584 391 303


N+1 Singer (Nomad and Joint Corporate Broker)

Sandy Fraser/Justin McKeegan/Rachel Hayes


Tel: 020 7496 3000

Investec (Joint Corporate Broker)

Sara Hale/David Anderson/Shalin Bhamra

Tel: 020 7597 5970




About Hargreaves Services plc ( )

Hargreaves Services plc is a diversified group delivering services to the industrial and property sectors, supporting key industries within the UK and South East Asia. The Company's three business segments are Services, Hargreaves Land and an investment in a German joint venture, Hargreaves Raw Materials Services GmbH (HRMS). Services provides critical support to many core industries including Energy, Environmental, UK Infrastructure and certain manufacturing industries through the provision of materials handling, mechanical and electrical contracting services, logistics and major earthworks. Hargreaves Land is focused on the sustainable development of brownfield sites for both residential and commercial purposes. HRMS trades in specialist commodity markets and owns DK Recycling, a specialist recycler of steel waste material. Hargreaves is headquartered in County Durham and has operational centres across the UK, as well as in Hong Kong and a joint venture in Duisburg, Germany.


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