Leading Central, Eastern and Southern European commercial real estate company Globe Trade Centre S.A. (GTC) has determined share price for the K series shares and published a prospectus for its capital increase. GTC will use the proceeds from the capital increase to finance its acquisition targets and development of selected projects in the region.
GTC plans to issue 108.906.190 series K shares with pre-emptive rights that will be traded on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. The prospectus has been approved by the Securities Commission and published at the Company’s website. The record date for pre-emptive rights is 10 September 2015. The price of the newly issued shares is set at 5 zł 47 gr. each.
“Today, we realize another important step in our strategy. Funds from the capital increase will strengthen our balance sheet and will be used to finance the Company’s growth through acquisition of value-added assets, development of selected projects in our core markets and seizing opportunities that will enhance the company’s value” – Thomas Kurzmann, GTC’s CEO said. “Lone Star, our majority shareholder, informed us that they support our strategy and will participate in the share issue pro-rata to its holding, which gives us a lot of confidence in the success of this issue” – Mr Kurzmann added.
GTC has carefully selected a number of potential acquisition targets that meet its investment criteria. The company plans to invest in properties with value-added potential that can be realized through its regional platform and asset management skills. The acquisition targets are located in Poland and capital cities in the CEE and SEE region. GTC plans to acquire assets in the office and retail sectors. Additionally, the proceeds from the share issue will also fund development of GTC’s promising projects, Galeria Wilanów in Warsaw, University Business Park in Łódź and FortyOne second office building in Belgrade. Acquisitions and development projects will enable GTC to boost its real estate portfolio value and financial results.