14 May 2019
AEWU to present at Mello Trusts and Funds conference, 15th May 2019
AEW UK REIT plc (the "Company" or "AEWU") is pleased to announce the Company will be presenting at the Mello Trusts and Funds conference on Wednesday 15th May at 10.20am and 2.20pm, at the Clayton Conference Centre, Chiswick, London.
The Company will be also be hosting a stand for the day and the Company's Investment Manager, AEW UK Investment Management LLP, will be participating in the REIT panel discussion at 12.40pm.
For further information on the Mello Trusts and Funds conference, please visit the event website at https://melloevents.com/trusts-funds/.
Notes to Editors
About AEW UK REIT
AEW UK REIT plc (LSE: AEWU) aims to deliver an attractive total return to shareholders by investing predominantly in smaller commercial properties (typically less than £10 million), on shorter occupational leases in strong commercial locations across the United Kingdom. The Company was listed on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and admitted to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange on 12 May 2015, raising £100.5m. Since IPO it has raised a further £51m.
The Company is currently invested in office, retail, industrial and leisure assets, with a focus on active asset management, repositioning the properties and improving the quality of the income stream.
AEWU is currently paying an annualised dividend of 8p per share. According to The Association of Investment Companies, as at 5 May 2019, AEWU was the highest yielding UK REIT, at 8.4%*.
*The Association of Investment Companies
About AEW UK Investment Management LLP
AEW UK Investment Management LLP employs a well-resourced team comprising 26 individuals covering investment, asset management, operations and strategy. It is part of AEW Group, one of the world's largest real estate managers, with just over EUR65.4bn of assets under management as at 31 December 2018. AEW Group comprises AEW SA and AEW Capital Management L.P., a U.S. registered investment manager and their respective subsidiaries. In Europe, as at 31 December 2018, AEW Group managed EUR31.4bn in value in properties of all types located in 16 countries, with over 400 staff located in 9 offices. The Investment Manager is a 50:50 joint venture between the principals of the Investment Manager and AEW.