€86.4m market cap
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FCR Immobilien is a German real estate investor primarily focussed on small and mid-sized properties in tier two domestic locations. It looks for special situations translating into bargain purchases. Subsequent measures are aimed at improving rental income generation. FCR’s portfolio currently consists of 44 properties with a lettable area of c 200k sqm, of which c 80% represents retail properties.
FCR continues to grow its property portfolio which, at 29 May 2019, represents lettable floor space of c 261,500 sqm compared to 175,000 at end-2017. To facilitate this growth, the company recently launched a new €30m bond issue and a share capital increase. FCR deploys its targeted higher leverage at property level, with the bank liabilities to book value of properties ratio at c 67% at end-2018. Meanwhile, it also managed to achieve a solid aggregate return of 32.3% on nine property disposals completed in FY18 (with additional profitable transactions in 2019 ytd), taking advantage of continuing strong underlying investment demand in the commercial real estate (CRE) market.