Rugby Estates plc

Lingfield Properties Limited
Date: October 2014
Deal Size: Public takeover of Rugby Estates Limited (formerly Rugby Estates plc) by Lingfield Properties Ltd
About the client: Lingfield Properties Ltd is a family owned, property investment company, which has invested in a number of property and property-related businesses in UK and Europe since 1989, capitalising on a varied range of opportunities.
About the transaction: Lingfield acquired the entire issued share capital of Rugby Estates Ltd, a formerly AIM listed property investment company, through a recommended cash offer under the Takeover Code. The transaction facilitated a final exit for Rugby Estates shareholders while Lingfield acquired the existing cash balances and the remaining lease on a Mayfair property at an attractive valuation.
Lead: Siobhan Sergeant
Lingfield Properties Limited

 
 

Chris Young

Chris Young…

Chris is focused on listed closed-ended funds, specialising in both equity and debt capital fundraising.

He has over 16 years’ experience in both sales and research. With relationships across many of the large institutional investors in the sector, he has worked across IPOs, secondary fundraisings, placings and sales.

He began his career in the City as an investment funds analyst at Credit Lyonnais in 1999, and has subsequently held positions at Lazard Panmure Gordon, Arbuthnot Securities, and most recently as a specialist salesman within the investment funds team at Westhouse Securities. He is focused on private and public real estate and REITs, infrastructure and utilities, emerging markets, private equity and alternatives.

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