MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macquarie Mexican REIT (MMREIT) (BMV:FIBRAMQ) announced the results of the Extraordinary and Ordinary Meeting of holders of its real estate trust certificates (Certificados Bursátiles Fiduciarios Inmobiliarios or CBFIs) held on August 27, 2014. There was a high level of participation in the meeting, with more than 77% of certificate holders represented.
The Holders Meeting approved by a significant majority:
- The modification of MMREIT’s constituent documents to, among other things, conform them to the new FIBRA regulations issued by the Mexican Banking and Securities Commission (Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores) and recent amendments to the Securities Market Law;
- The adoption of MMREIT’s Borrowing Policy as proposed by the Manager; and
- The issuance of up to an additional 300 million CBFIs, which will be held in treasury to (i) be offered in Mexico and/or outside Mexico, through public or private offerings; and/or (ii) be used as consideration for investments in real estate assets.
The details of the resolutions passed at the meeting, as well as the official minutes, will be published by the Common Representative through the Mexican Stock Exchange (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores) and will be made available via the MMREIT website at www.mmreit.com.
About Macquarie Mexican REIT
Macquarie Mexican REIT (MMREIT) (BMV:FIBRAMQ) is a real estate investment trust (fideicomiso de inversíon en bienes raices), or FIBRA, listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores) targeting industrial, retail and office real estate opportunities in Mexico, with a primary focus on stabilized income-producing properties. MMREIT’s portfolio consists of 259 industrial properties and 17 retail/office properties, located in 24 cities across 19 Mexican states (as of June 30, 2014). Nine of the retail properties are held through a 50/50 joint venture with Grupo Frisa. MMREIT is managed by Macquarie México Real Estate Management, S.A. de C.V. which operates within the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets division of Macquarie Group. For additional information about MMREIT, please visit www.macquarie.com/mmreit.
MIRA is a business within the Macquarie Funds Group division of Macquarie Group and a global alternative asset manager focused on real estate, infrastructure, agriculture and energy assets. MIRA has significant expertise over the entire investment lifecycle, with capabilities in investment sourcing, investment management, investment realization and investor relationships. Established in 1996, MIRA has approximately US$105 billion of total assets under management as of June 30, 2014 with more than 400 employees managing 50 listed and unlisted funds worldwide.
About Macquarie Group
Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Macquarie’s main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 28 countries. Macquarie employs approximately 13,900 people and has assets under management of over US$396 billion (as of March 31, 2014).
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