EQS-Adhoc: HSO Fund - Large leases in Pratteln; further capital increase planned
Press release September 23, 2021
Zurich, September 23, 2021 - The Fund management company Helvetica Property Investors AG has concluded several long-term leases for the R?ti Center in Pratteln and is planning a capital increase for the Helvetica Swiss Opportunity Fund.
The HSO Fund concluded various leases with anchor tenants for retail space of over 6,500 m2 in Pratteln. In the process, existing leases were extended early and new leases were signed, increasing the occupancy rate of these properties to 97.0% as of October 1, 2021 (06.30.2021: 92.5%). The occupancy rate of the overall fund level improved to 98.0% as of October 1, 2021 (06.30.2021: 96.0%).
Capital increase to continue growth strategy As part of the HSO Fund's growth strategy, the Fund management company plans to carry out a further capital increase with subscription rights to investors admitted under the fund contract at the beginning of October. The issue proceeds are intended for the purchase of strategy-conform, partly exclusive properties which are currently in the pipeline.
The exact terms of the planned capital increase such as volume, issue price and subscription ratio will be announced before the start of the subscription period. The HSO Fund is aimed at qualified investors and is traded over-the-counter by Bank J. Safra Sarasin Ltd.
Mirjam N?geli Media Relations T +41 43 444 77 92mn@Helvetica.com?Salman Baday Head Sales Schweiz +41 43 544 70 95sb@Helvetica.com
About Helvetica Helvetica Property Investors AG is a leading real estate fund management company and asset management firm. We deliver sustainable value to our clients through active, long-term ownership of safe and stable real estate investments. With a fully integrated real estate investment platform, we are able to provide both standardized investment products and customized investment plans. We are proud of our longstanding reputation for outstanding client service and dedication to responsible ownership. Our firm is approved and regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA.
About Helvetica Swiss Opportunity Fund The HSO Fund is a Swiss real estate fund open exclusively to qualified investors. The HSO Fund invests in special purpose properties in the Swiss economic centers. The focus is on fully let properties with long-term leases and few tenants generating stable income. The investment objective is mainly the long-term preservation of value and the distribution of reasonable profits. The fund share units can be traded over-the-counter. The HSO Fund is approved by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA.
Ticker Symbol HSO; security 43 472 505; ISIN CH0434725054End of ad hoc announcement Language: English Company: Helvetica Property Brandschenkestrasse 47 8002 Z?rich
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