Eight Peaks Group PLC (LON:8PG) shares surged in early afternoon trading Friday after it invested £300,000 into convertible loan notes of Virtualstock Holdings Limited.
The investment firm said the notes would accrue interest at 10% per annum and are repayable at the option of Virtualstock after a minimum 6 month period and up to a maximum of 18 months.
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If the notes are not repaid within the period, they would be converted into Virtualstock shares at 250p per share.
Eight Peaks added that it had also been issued warrants over 12,000 Virtualstock shares which are exercisable at 500p per share within 5 years.
Eight Peaks currently holds a 6.8% interest in Virtualstock, which provides supply chain software to retailers, healthcare providers, and other organisations.
Eight Peaks shares were up 4.8% at 11p.