OREANDA-NEWS. September 26, 2016. This filing contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 (the "Market Abuse Regulation"), and constitutes "regulated information" for the purposes of Article 2(1)(k) of Directive 2004/109/EC, as amended (the "Transparency Directive").

Items 2.05 and 2.06 - HSBC Finance Corporation's (the "Company") Board of Directors approved management's recommendation to transfer all of the Company's remaining real estate secured receivables held for investment to receivables held for sale with an aggregate carrying value of approximately \\$7.8 billion at August 31, 2016 (including accrued interest) as the Company no longer has the intent to hold these receivables.

A copy of the HSBC Finance Corporation Form 8-K dated September 23, 2016 can be found on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website at: