|£85m equity fundraising on the London Stock Exchange
|About the client:
|Empiric Student Property plc is an internally managed real estate investment trust (“REIT”) investing in modern, direct-let, premium student accommodation, both standing and development assets, with a focus on quality and with assets in prime central locations in top university cities and towns in the UK.
|About the transaction:
|This fundraise represented the third undertaken by Akur, and comprised part of its share issuance programme, it was oversubscribed at the top end of the range, immediately following the fundraise Empiric began an accelerated programme of asset acquisitions in Leeds, Bristol, Exeter and Manchester.