13 Apr 2016

Dexus notes acquisition of interest in IOF by Cromwell Trust

13 April 2016

Dexus notes acquisition of interest in IOF by Cromwell Trust

Dexus Funds Management Limited (“Dexus RE”) as the Responsible Entity of Dexus (“Dexus”) notes the announcement by Cromwell Property Group (“CMW”) regarding the acquisition by Cromwell Property Securities Limited as responsible entity for the Cromwell Diversified Property Trust (“Cromwell Trust”) of a 9.83% interest in Investa Office Fund (“IOF”) released to the Australian Securities Exchange on 12 April 2016.

Dexus has previously advised that it does not intend to increase the Proposal Consideration or consent to any additional distribution1 (of capital or income) being paid to IOF Unitholders by the responsible entity of IOF (“IOF RE”) in the absence of a Competing Transaction (which has not emerged).2 Dexus also notes as previously disclosed that should a Competing Transaction emerge before 31 December 20163, Dexus may under certain circumstances be entitled to a reimbursement fee in accordance with the terms of the Implementation Agreement.4

1 In addition to the IOF Special Distribution referred to in announcements by IOF RE and Dexus RE dated 30 March 2016.
2 As defined in the Implementation Agreement between IOF RE and Dexus RE dated 18 December 2015.
3 31 December 2016 is the end date unless the parties agree otherwise. In the circumstances of some Competing Transactions, the right to any reimbursement may end earlier than the end date. See clause 12 of the Implementation Agreement.
4 For further details, please see page 150 of the IOF Explanatory Memorandum dated 9 March 2016.

For further information please refer to the pdf.

 

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