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KCR Residential REIT PLC
18 May 2018
 

KCR Residential REIT plc

 

Refinancing of debt facility and reduction of debt-servicing costs

KCR Residential REIT plc ("KCR") is pleased to announce that it has redeemed its twelve-month secured debt of £1.9 million from private equity lenders.  KCR's wholly owned subsidiary, K&C (Osprey) Limited, has successfully refinanced this debt with a new debt facility of £1.95 million (net of costs), secured against Heathside, one of its freehold properties in north London.  The new facility, which has a term of 36 months, carries an interest rate of 5.5 per cent, compared with 12 per cent for the previous facility.

Dominic White, chief executive, commented: "We are pleased that, as the size of KCR's portfolio grows, debt-servicing costs are being reduced, thus maximising net revenue streams from our portfolio of residential rental properties."

This announcement contains information which, prior to its disclosure, was inside information for the purpose of the Market Abuse Regulation.

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Contacts:

KCR Residential REIT plc
Dominic White

[email protected]
+44 20 3793 5236

Arden Partners plc
Steve Douglas
Benjamin Cryer

+44 20 7614 5917

Notes to Editors:

KCR's objective is to build a substantial residential property portfolio that generates secure income flow for shareholders through the acquisition of SPVs (Special Purpose Vehicles) with inherent historical capital gains. The Directors intend that the group will acquire, develop and manage residential property assets primarily within the M25 as well as in other key residential areas in the UK. 


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