Walls & Futures REIT - Circ re. Social Stock Exchange London Stock Exchange
RNS Number : 4743U
Walls & Futures REIT PLC
25 October 2017
 

Press Release

 

25th October 2017

 

Walls & Futures granted membership to the Social Stock Exchange

 

Walls & Futures REIT plc ("the Company") is pleased to announce that it has been granted membership to the Social Stock Exchange, society's market for impact investing, following the ratification of its impact report by the independent Admissions Panel.

 

The Social Stock Exchange provides access to Europe's only regulated exchange dedicated to businesses and investors seeking to achieve a positive social and environmental impact through their activities. The aim of the exchange is to help these businesses connect with investors and unlock capital at scale.  All issuer member companies must meet a rigorous set of criteria before joining, including the publication of an Impact Report.

 

Joe McTaggart, chief executive of Walls & Futures REIT plc said

 

"Our membership of the Social Stock Exchange is important as it highlights and supports our mission to address the chronic under supply of social housing.

 

It also enables us to broaden our shareholder base to include those seeking to make a positive social impact through their investments."

 

 

Notes to Editors

 

About Walls & Futures REIT plc

 

Walls & Futures REIT plc is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) investing in residential property, focusing on the social housing sector.

 

Our customers and strategic partners include local authorities, NHS trusts, housing associations, charities and care providers. We provide tailored housing solutions that encompass funding, design, project management and development.

Our target is to deliver a long-term annual net return of 7-9% of which 3-4% will be paid in the form of a dividend.

For more information please contact

Joe McTaggart
Chief Executive - Walls & Futures REIT plc
T : +44 (0)333 700 7171
E:  
joe@wallsandfutures.com

 

 

About the Social Stock Exchange

 

The Social Stock Exchange provides access to Europe's only regulated exchange dedicated to businesses and investors seeking to achieve a positive social and environmental impact through their activities. The aim of the exchange is to help these businesses connect with investors and unlock capital at scale.  All issuer member companies must meet a rigorous set of criteria before joining, including the publication of an Impact Report.

 

The Social Stock Exchange has an agreement with NEX Exchange to operate the Social Stock Exchange branded market segment for impact businesses.

 

The Social Stock Exchange Ltd (FRN: 625231) is an appointed representative of Kession Capital Limited (FRN: 582160) which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") in the UK.

 

NEX is a Recognised Investment Exchange operating a regulated market and a growth market and provides a secondary market trading facility.  NEX is supervised by the FCA.

 

For more information please contact:

 

 

Sara-Louise Porter

Social Stock Exchange

T: +44 (0) 203 608 8841

E: s.porter@socialstockexchange.com

 

NEX Corporate Adviser

David Papworth

City &Merchant Limited

T +44 (0) 207 101 7676

E; davidpapworth@cityandmerchant.com

Debbie Ryan

Social Stock Exchange

T: +44 (0) 203 608 8056

E: d.ryan@sociastockexchange.com

 

NEX Growth Markets

David Battle

Managing  Director, Markets

T +44 (0) 20 7818 9772 

E David.Battle@nexexchange.com

 

The Directors of Walls and Futures REIT plc take responsibility for this announcement.


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