|Tritax Big Box REIT plc|
|Deal Size:||£54m equity fundraising on the London Stock Exchange|
|About the client:||Tritax Big Box is a leader in UK Big Box real estate investment and is the first listed entity to give pure exposure to the Big Box asset class in the UK – advised by Akur since 2012|
|About the transaction:||This fundraise was the final piece of the Company’s share issuance programme, following this successful raise the Company’s market capitalisation now comfortably exceeds £800m. This fundraise also coincided with the entry of the Company into the FTSE250. The funds allowed the company to continue to invest in its target assets across the UK.
This transaction represents the sixth since Akur led the IPO of the Company in December 2013.
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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