Custodian REIT aims to be the Real Estate Investment Trust of choice for private and institutional investors seeking high and stable dividends from well-diversified UK real estate.
Custodian REIT plc was launched as a main-market-listed, property investment company on the London Stock Exchange on 26 March 2014. The company was established with a seed portfolio of £95m and successful IPO, raising further 55m. Subsequent placings and considerable investment into UK regional real estate has seen the company grow to its current market capitalisation.
The £95m seed portfolio was sourced from an existing portfolio of 48 properties, held by clients of Mattioli Woods and managed by Custodian Capital for the previous 12 years.
Custodian Capital Limited is a subsidiary of Mattioli Woods plc. Custodian Capital is a property investment and management business, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Their core business is acting as fund manager to Custodian REIT plc.
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