AxiaRE Increases Capital By €396M To Fund New Purchases

6 April 2015 – Expansión

The listed real estate investment company (‘sociedad cotizada de inversión inmobiliaria’ or Socimi) Axia Real Estate has announced a capital increase of around €396 million. The operation, which will involve the issue of up to 36 million shares at a minimum price of €11 per share, will allow AxiaRE to continue purchasing real estate assets.

The Socimi also announced the purchase of two office buildings in Madrid: one in the Campo de las Naciones area and another on Calle Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena. In total, AxiaRe has invested €40.5 million in these two purchases.

The real estate company has also signed bilateral financing agreements for several properties, including the offices on Luca de Tena, for which it has signed a loan with CaixaBank for €10.85 million, with a term of 13 years. It has also obtained a €50 million loan from Santander, with a seven year term, to finance the purchase of some (other) offices in Madrid, two warehouses in Guadalajara and a retail space in Tarragona.

Original story: Expansión (by R. Ruiz)

Translation: Carmel Drake