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26 Jan 2023

QuotedData’s morning briefing 26 January 2023

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 26 January 2023: Literacy Capital (BOOK) has published its quarterly trading and NAV update for the three months ending 31 December 2022. The NAV rose to 420.6p from 384.9p, contributing to a total NAV return of +9.3% in the last three months and +51.7% in the last twelve months. Portfolio companies […]

24 Jan 2023

LondonMetric reports strong logistics demand

LondonMetric Property reports strong occupational activity in the logistics sector and the capture of significant rental growth across its portfolio. The company has undertaken 62 lettings, lease regears and rent reviews since 30 September 2022, adding £2.4m of annualised rent. This comprised: Lettings and lease regears on 24 assets, signed with a WAULT of 10 […]

24 Jan 2023

QuotedData’s morning briefing 24 January 2023

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 24 January 2023: JPMorgan Global Income & Growth (JGGI) says its C share portfolio now has 77% commonality with its ordinary share portfolio. The C share portfolio contains holdings from JPMorgan Elect Managed Growth that the managers thought it might take some time to sell. The board decides when the time […]

23 Jan 2023

Urban Logistics acquires five assets for £48m

Urban Logistics REIT has acquired five new assets for a total of £48m at a net initial yield of 6.0%. It has bought a portfolio of four assets for £39.5m at blended 6.1% net initial yield. All of the assets in the portfolio are immediately income producing but with short or medium term asset management […]

19 Jan 2023

Home REIT hires property manager to review portfolio

Home REIT’s investment advisor has hired a property manager to help the embattled homeless accommodation landlord to review its portfolio and recover rent arrears.  Alvarium Home REIT Advisors has entered into an agreement with Simpact Group, a specialist social housing property manager, to “accelerate and further support the investment adviser’s ongoing asset management and monitoring […]

19 Jan 2023

QuotedData’s morning briefing 19 January 2023

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 19 January 2023: NB Private Equity (NBPE) reports an NAV at the end of December of $27.94 (£23.23), down 8.9% over 2022. Seven full or partial sales (totalling $143m) announced in 2022 include: the remaining assets of Telxius, the announced full sales of Leaseplan and Omega Environmental Technologies, the final sale […]

17 Jan 2023

QuotedData’s morning briefing 17 January 2023

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 17 January 2023: Gulf Investment Fund (GIF) reports that over the final quarter of 2022, its NAV fell by 3.8%, outperforming the S&P GCC Index, which fell by 6.1%. In fact, 4Q 2022 was one of the worst quarters for Qatar and Saudi Arabia in past 10 years. Qatar fell 15.9% […]

16 Jan 2023

QuotedData’s morning briefing 16 January 2023

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 16 January 2023: ThomasLloyd Energy Impact Trust (TLEI) has announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of the remaining 57% economic interest in SolarArise India Projects Private Limited, taking its total ownership to 100%, having purchased the initial 43% in August 2022. The consideration of $38.5m was funded from existing […]

12 Jan 2023

Supermarket Income REIT acquires £196m stake in Sainsbury’s portfolio

Supermarket Income REIT has acquired a further 25.5% stake in a portfolio of Sainsbury’s supermarkets for £196m, resulting in its ownership of the joint venture increasing to 51%. The company bought the stake in the joint venture portfolio of 26 stores from British Airways Pension Trustees Limited. The remaining 49% interest in the portfolio is […]

12 Jan 2023

QuotedData’s morning briefing 12 January 2023

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 12 January 2023: Marwyn Value Investors has recognised a further £5m of recoverable VAT in its NAV (relating to its historic investment in Praesepe, as before). £4.33m or 7.8p per share is added to the ordinary share NAV, £0.53m or 56.7p is added to the 2016 realisation share NAV and £0.03m […]

11 Jan 2023

QuotedData’s morning briefing 11 January 2023

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 11 January 2023: PRS REIT (PRSR) provided a trading update for the quarter to 31 December 2022 in which it completed 57 new rental homes brining the company’s portfolio to 4,913 as at 31 December 2022. The delivery programme is around 85% complete, with 613 additional homes contracted and at various […]

10 Jan 2023

Unite Students positive on full year returns

Unite Students, the owner, manager and developer of student accommodation, has said that earnings for 2022 will be at the top end of its guidance of 40-41p per share, with a total accounting return of 8%. Higher than expected rental income in term one of the 2022/23 academic year more than offset the impact of […]

10 Jan 2023

Impact Healthcare REIT acquires £56m care home portfolio

Impact Healthcare REIT has acquired a portfolio of six care homes for £56m, which will partly be paid in cash and partly with an issue of new shares to the vendor Morris Care Limited. The portfolio has 438 beds, of which 400 have en suite bathrooms, with five homes in Shropshire and one in Cheshire. […]

10 Jan 2023

QuotedData’s morning briefing 10 January 2023

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 10 January 2023: Ben Durrant has been made deputy portfolio manager of Pacific Horizon (PHI). Ben is an investment manager in Baillie Gifford’s Emerging Markets Equity Team. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2017 having previously worked for RBS in its Group Strategy and Corporate Finance Team. Prior to re-joining the Emerging […]

06 Jan 2023

QD view – REIT consolidation on the cards in 2023

One of the worst performing sectors in 2022 was property as the cheap borrowing taps were turned off and an abrupt end of a decade of quantitative easing saw interest rates and market expectations jump above prime property yields. It sent the share prices of most real estate investment trusts (REITs) on a downward spiral […]

04 Jan 2023

QuotedData’s morning briefing 4 January 2023

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 4 January 2023: On 30 December 2022 Alvarium RE Limited entered into an agreement to sell Alvarium Home REIT Advisors Limited (AHRA), the investment advisor to Home REIT (HOME), to a newly formed entity owned by the management of AHRA funded by way of a promissory note. These arrangements were made […]

03 Jan 2023

QuotedData’s morning briefing 3 January 2023

Happy New Year to our readers. In QuotedData’s morning briefing 3 January 2023: Tufton Oceanic Assets (SHIP) has agreed to sell its last containership, the Riposte, for $13.0m (about equal to its depreciated replacement cost), following which its fleet will consist of twenty-two vessels. The realised net IRR on the Riposte exceeds 12%. In aggregate, the […]

29 Dec 2022

QuotedData’s morning briefing 29 December 2022

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 29 December 2022: PRS REIT (PRSR) has secured a short-term extension to its £150m revolving credit facility with Lloyds / RBS, which matures in February 2023. The extension has been secured for the period to 14 July 2023 at the same margin above the three-month SONIA rate as the existing arrangements. […]

28 Dec 2022

QuotedData’s morning briefing 28 December 2022

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 28 December 2022: Literacy Capital (BOOK) has completed the sale of its entire interest in Hometree, generating £3.8m for the trust. This represents a 1.3x return on BOOK’s investment. The cash was used to pay down borrowings and will be recycled in new investments in due course. Richard Pindar, director of […]

28 Dec 2022

Rear (QD)view mirror – 2022

This time last year we highlighted climbing inflation and interest rates as issues overhanging markets. However, those headwinds were much stronger than we had anticipated thanks to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Given that backdrop, it was perhaps inevitable that markets would struggle in 2022. There were a few bright spots – Latin America and the […]

22 Dec 2022

Ground Rents Income considering its future

Continuation Vote The Ground Rents Income board is required to convene a general meeting no later than 13 August 2023 at which it must table a proposal for shareholders to vote on a resolution for a voluntary wind-up and subsequent liquidation of the company. The vote is structured in such a way that if any […]

22 Dec 2022

QuotedData’s morning briefing 22 December 2022

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 22 December 2022: Temple Bar (TMPL) has appointed Frostrow as its AIFM (with effect from 1 July 2023). Redwheel will continue to manage the assets of the trust, but Frostrow will take on responsibility for marketing and distribution. Palace Capital (PCA) has sold £7.6m of property since 30 September 2022, reducing […]

20 Dec 2022

QuotedData’s morning briefing 20 December 2022

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 20 December 2022: Geiger Counter (GCL) published results in which it reported an NAV return for the 12 months ended 30 September 2022 of 2.2%. A fall in the uranium price in the second half of the period weighed on returns. The NAV return was also diluted by the subscription rights […]

19 Dec 2022

QuotedData’s morning briefing 19 December 2022

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 16 December 2022: JPMorgan Global Core Real Assets (JARA) has announced its quarterly NAV and portfolio update. During the quarter to 30th November 2022 JARA paid a dividend of 1p per share, bringing the total return for the quarter to -3.8% and the total return for the year to 30th November […]

16 Dec 2022

QuotedData’s morning briefing 16 December 2022

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 16 December 2022: International Public Partnership (INPP) has announced that Transmission Capital Partners, the consortium comprising INPP, Amber Infrastructure Group and Transmission Investment, has successfully closed on the long-term ownership of East Anglia Offshore Transmission. The project relates to a transmission cable connection to the offshore wind farm located approximately 50km off […]

15 Dec 2022

LondonMetric acquires London retail park for £38m

LondonMetric Property has acquired a retail park asset from an open ended property fund for £38.0m through one of its joint ventures (LondonMetric share: £19.0m). The acquisition price reflects a net initial yield of 5.4%, rising to 5.7% upon completion of short term asset management initiatives. The 68,000 sq ft property is located on a […]

15 Dec 2022

QuotedData’s morning briefing 15 December 2022

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 15 December 2022: HydrogenOne Capital Growth (HGEN) is making an investment of €1.25m in Strohm Holding B.V. This follows on from its 12 August 2022, €10m investment. This funding round enabled Strohm, the world’s first and leading producer of Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) to accelerate the expansion of its manufacturing operations. […]

14 Dec 2022

LXI REIT extends leases of 122 Travelodge hotels

LXI REIT has renegotiated the leases of the 122 Travelodge hotels, extending the weighted average lease length by a further nine years. The portfolio of hotels was acquired by LXI as part of the Secure Income REIT merger. In return for the nine year extensions (which extends the weighted average unexpired lease term to first […]

14 Dec 2022

Ediston Property posts 11.5% NAV total return

Ediston Property Investment Company, which invests in retails parks in the UK, has reported a 5.9% increase in NAV in annual results to 30 September 2022. Its EPRA NAV per share is now 94.9p (2021: 89.6p), the uplift driven by a 10.3% portfolio valuation gain in the year to £231.4m. The increase was due falling […]

13 Dec 2022

abrdn Property Income Trust refinances debt on better terms

abrdn Property Income Trust has refinanced its debt again, taking a £3.56m hit to lower the interest rate cap. The company announced on 12 October 2022 (at the height of bond market volatility following the min-budget) that the trust had completed an extension of its debt facilities that were due to expire in April 2023 […]

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