Soilbuild Business Space REIT 45 Million Loan

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Following my previous post on news that Cambridge Industrial Trust has taken up a 100 million loan (Cambridge Industrial Trust 100 Million Loan), Soilbuild Business Space REIT has announced on 21st September 2016 that they have taken up a S$45 million loan. The loan comprises of S$40 million term loan and S$5 million revolving loan facility. The S$45 million loan was from Bank of East Asia (BEA).

As indicated previously in my post on Cambridge Industrial Trust, there should be two questions we need to ask ourselves. Read More

Cambridge Industrial Trust 100 Million Loan

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Cambridge Industrial Trust has entered a $100 million unsecured loan facility with HSBC. The loan consists of a $25 million term loan facility and a S$75 million revolving loan facility. Usually when a REIT takes up a loan, there will be a few questions in my mind.

  1. Did the REIT run into debt?
  2. Is the REIT expanding or acquiring new property?

Why did Cambridge Industrial Trust take up a loan?

The term loan of S$25 million will be used to refinance the existing facility granted by National Australia Bank Limited. The S$75 million revolving loan will be used to finance Cambridge Industrial Trust working capital. Read More