Walls & Futures REIT - Statement re Portfolio outperforms benchmark London Stock Exchange
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Walls & Futures REIT PLC
14 March 2018


Walls & Futures REIT plc


(Epic:   WAFR)


Walls & Futures REIT plc outperforms benchmark



Walls & Futures REIT plc is pleased to announce that for the calendar year 2017, its portfolio delivered a total return of 11.5% against its benchmark, the MSCI's IPD UK Residential Property Index, which returned 7%.


Joe McTaggart, CEO of Walls & Futures REIT plc comments:


"We're delighted with the portfolio performance and believe it illustrates the effectiveness of our investment strategy while serving as an indicator of our potential, enabling investors to compare our absolute and relative performance with that of the index and our larger peers.


As we scale the business, we believe the returns generated from the growing portfolio will be reflected in our operational performance.


Our aim is to continue to make quality investments in the Social Housing sector that add much needed capacity, positively impacting the lives of the most vulnerable people in our communities while delivering a financial return for our shareholders."



About Walls & Futures REIT plc


Walls & Futures REIT plc provides homes for some of the most vulnerable people in society. We strive to make a difference by delivering homes that are adapted to meet the needs of each individual, enabling them to lead more fulfilling lives.


We are currently focused on delivering Supported Housing for people with a range of disabilities including autism, learning and physical disabilities and mental health needs. Collaborating with our customers and strategic partners we design, fund, build and deliver quality homes throughout the UK.


We are building a portfolio of high yielding residential properties let on long term leases, with rents increasing in line with inflation, to quality tenants including charities and housing associations. Our financial 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.


Walls & Futures is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) quoted on the NEX Exchange Growth Market (Ticker: WAFR) and is a member of the Social Stock Exchange.



For further information

Walls & Futures


Joe McTaggart - Chief Executive

Walls & Futures REIT plc

3rd Floor

111 Buckingham Palace Road

London, SW1W 0SR


T    020 7340 8677

E    joe@wallsandfutures.com

W   www.wallsandfutures.com

Corporate Adviser


David Papworth

City & Merchant Limited

Level 17 Dashwood House

69 Old Broad Street

London, EC2M 1RX


T    020 7101 7676

E    info@cityandmerchant.com



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