AEW UK REIT plc (AEWU)
29-Oct-2021 / 14:00 GMT / BST
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October 29, 2021
AEW UK REIT Plc (AEWU or the “Company”)
Update on the investment manager
Following the Company’s announcement on August 17, the Company’s investment manager, AEW UK Investment Management LLP (“AEW UK”) confirms that AEW Europe (“AEW”) has acquired the remaining 50% of ‘AEW UK. After the transaction closes, AEW owns 100% of AEW UK.
Notes to Editors
About AEW UK REIT
AEW UK REIT plc (LSE: AEWU) aims to provide an attractive total return to shareholders by investing primarily in smaller commercial properties (typically less than £ 15million), on shorter professional leases in solid commercial locations at across the UK. The Company currently invests in office, retail, industrial and leisure assets, with a focus on active asset management, repositioning of properties and improving the quality of income streams. AEWU currently pays an annualized dividend of 8p per share.
The Company was listed on the official list of the UK Listing Authority and admitted to trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange on May 12, 2015. www.aewukreit.com
About AEW UK Investment Management LLP
AEW UK Investment Management LLP employs a resourceful team of 29 people covering investment, asset management, operations and strategy. It is part of AEW Group, one of the largest property managers in the world, with EUR 75.4 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2021. AEW Group includes AEW SA and AEW Capital Management LP, a manager investment registered in the United States and their respective subsidiaries. . In Europe, as of June 30, 2021, AEW Group managed 36.6 billion euros of real estate assets on behalf of several funds and separate accounts with more than 440 employees in 9 offices.