UK Commercial Property REIT Ltd (LON:UKCM)

Real Estate

UK Commercial Property REIT Limited, earlier called as UK Commercial Property Trust Limited, is a real estate investment trust based in Guernsey, which was launched in 2006. The investment objective of the company is to provide high and attractive level of returns, both for level of income as well as capital growth, by investing in a diversified portfolio of the commercial properties in the UK. The company is publicly listed on the London Stock Exchange. Apart from this, it’s also a part of the FTSE 250 index. The FCA restrictions don’t apply to the securities that come under non-mainstream investment products as the company isn’t based in UK.

The alternative investment fund manager of UK Commercial Property REIT is Aberdeen Standard Fund Managers Limited. Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive (AIFMD) helps in giving out information to the potential investors of the company and giving them protection. Financial Conduct Authority UK authorizes and regulates Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited.

The investments made by the company are mainly in four commercial property sectors. These are office, retail, industrial and leisure. Around 15% of the total assets of the company are allowed to be invested in indirect property funds, including in other listed investment companies. The investments can be made in cash held by the company for working capital purposes and awaiting investment in cash deposits, gilts, and money market funds. The assets of the company basically consist of direct investments in the commercial properties of UK.

The goal of the company is to generate attractive yields for its shareholders, while maximizing the benefits for all stakeholders and simultaneously minimizing the risks associated with investments. This is achieved with a range of asset management initiatives across the portfolio, to maintain the consistency in growth of returns. The company follows environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and is committed to environmental management in all phases of the investment process. The company, therefore, works in partnership with contractors, suppliers, occupiers and consultants, to achieve continuous improvements in ESG performance and conducting regular reviews. In the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark 2019, the company was placed on top of its listed UK diversified peer group and was on top of the Northern Europe peer group.

Contact Information

company address UK Commercial Property REIT Limited Trafalgar Court, Les Bangques SAINT PETER PORT GY1 3QL Guernsey GGY

company phone+44 1 481745520

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