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Company Name: Hansteen Holdings PLC

Place of Registration: England and Wales

Registered Number: 05605371

Registered Office Address:

1st Floor, Pegasus House,
37-43 Sackville Street
London W1S 3DL

Telephone: +44 (0)207 408 7000
Fax: +44 (0)207 408 7001

VAT number 872 5613 11

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18 Mar 2016

Hansteen acquires £2.1 million of AIF units 

Hansteen (LSE: HSTN), the UK and Continental European property investment company, announces that it has acquired a further 4.7 million units in the Ashtenne Industrial Fund (“AIF”) from clients of Schroder Investment Management Limited for £2.1 million cash, reflecting a price per unit of 44.21 pence. This acquisition represents 0.8% of the units in issue and increases Hansteen’s holding in AIF to 83.5%.

AIF owns some 11.3 million sq ft of multi-let industrial properties in the UK. At 31 December 2015, the portfolio consisted of 2,817 units at 227 individual estates, with an annual rent roll of £34.7 million and vacancy of 12.0%. The gross asset value of the properties was £436.4 million. 

For further information:

Morgan Jones / Ian Watson Jeremy Carey
Hansteen Holdings PLC Tavistock
Tel: 020 7408 7000 Tel: 020 7930 3150

Notes to Editors:


Hansteen Holdings PLC (LSE:HSTN) is a European industrial REIT that invests in properties with high yields, low capital costs and opportunity for value improvement across the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France and the UK.

Founded by Morgan Jones and Ian Watson, the Company listed on Aim in November 2005 raising £125 million. In 2009, it raised a further £200.8 million by way of a Placing and Open Offer and moved to the Official List, converting to a REIT shortly thereafter. In April 2011, the Company raised a further £150 million by way of a Placing and Open Offer.

At 31 December 2015, Hansteen had total property under management of some 494 assets with a value of £1.5 billion.