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Empiric Student Property PLC
21 September 2016

21 September 2016

Empiric Student Property plc

("Empiric" or the "Company" or, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group")


The Board of Empiric Student Property plc (ticker: ESP) announces the publication today of a supplementary prospectus dated 21 September 2016 (the "Supplementary Prospectus") relating to the prospectus dated 1 March 2016 in relation to, inter alia, the share issuance programme of up to 165 million ordinary shares. 


The Supplementary Prospectus has been issued following the publication of the Company's final results for the period ended 30 June 2016 on 14 September 2016.


Copies of the Supplementary Prospectus will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at and on the Company's website at


For further information on the Company, please contact:


Empiric Student Property plc

(via Newgate below)

Paul Hadaway (Chief Executive)


Tim Attlee (Chief Investment Officer)


Michael Enright (Chief Financial Officer)




Akur Limited (Joint Financial Adviser)

Tel: 020 7493 3631

Tom Frost


Anthony Richardson


Siobhan Sergeant




Jefferies International Limited (Joint Financial Adviser and Broker)

Tel: 020 7029 8000

Gary Gould


Stuart Klein




Newgate (PR Adviser)

Tel: 020 7680 6550

James Benjamin

Zoë Pocock

Em: [email protected]

Alex Shilov


Lydia Thompson



Further information on Empiric can be found on the Company's website at




Empiric Student Property plc is a leading provider and operator of modern, direct-let, premium student accommodation across the UK and is committed to providing shareholders with regular, sustainable and growing (at least in line with RPI) dividends, together with the potential for capital appreciation over the medium to long term. Investing in both operating and development assets, the Company focuses on quality, with assets generally in prime central locations in top university cities and towns in the UK, attracting international students and/or those studying beyond first year, in particular, postgraduates. For the 2015/16 academic year, Empiric's customer base comprises 69% international students from 98 countries. 78% of the Company's customers are students beyond their first year of study.


The Company, an internally managed real estate investment trust ("REIT") incorporated in England and Wales, listed on the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and was admitted to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange in June 2014. The Company is a constituent of the FTSE All Share and FTSE EPRA/NAREIT indices.


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