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Dividend Declaration

Released 07:00 31-Oct-2018

RNS Number : 7502F
31 October 2018

31 October 2018


The PRS REIT plc

("Company" or "PRS REIT")


Dividend Declaration


The PRS REIT, the closed-ended real estate investment trust established to invest in new-build homes in the Private Rented Sector ("PRS"), is pleased to declare today an interim quarterly dividend of 1.0 pence per ordinary share in respect of the first quarter period, covering 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018. This dividend will be payable on 30 November 2018 to shareholders on the register on 9 November 2018. The ex-dividend date will be 8 November 2018.


The dividend will comprise a Property Income Distribution ("PID") of 0.5 pence per share in respect of the Company's tax exempt property rental business and a non-PID dividend of 0.5 pence per share.


The Company continues to target a total dividend of 5.0 pence per ordinary share1 for the year from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.


For further information, please contact:

The PRS REIT plc
Steve Smith, Non-executive Chairman

Tel: 020 3178 6378 (c/o KTZ Communications)

Sigma PRS Management Limited
Graham Barnet
Graeme Hogg

Tel: 0333 999 9926

N+1 Singer 
James Maxwell, James Moat, Ben Farrow

Tel: 020 7496 3000


Mark Young, Neil Winward, Gaudi Le Roux

Tel: 020 7710 7600

G10 Capital Limited (AIFM)

Gerhard Grueter, Anthony Wood, Gaia Udage


Tel: 020 3696 1302

KTZ Communications

Katie Tzouliadis, Emma Pearson

Tel: 020 3178 6378



About The PRS REIT plc

The PRS REIT is a closed-ended real estate investment trust established to invest in the Private Rented Sector and to provide shareholders with an attractive level of income together with the potential for capital and income growth.  It has raised a total of £500m (gross) through its Initial Public Offering, on 31 May 2017, and a subsequent placing in February 2018. Both fundraisings were supported by the UK Government's Homes England with direct investments.  

LEI:  21380037Q91HU97WZX58


About Sigma Capital Group plc

Sigma Capital Group plc is a private rented sector, residential development, and urban regeneration specialist, with offices in Edinburgh, Manchester and London. Sigma's principal focus is on the delivery of large scale housing schemes for the private rented sector. It has a well-established track record in assisting with property-related regeneration projects in the public sector, acting as a bridge between the public and private sectors.  Its subsidiary, Sigma PRS Management Limited, is Investment Adviser to The PRS REIT plc.


About Sigma PRS Management Limited

Sigma PRS Management Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AIM-quoted Sigma Capital Group plc and is Investment Adviser to The PRS REIT plc. It sources investments and manages the assets of The PRS REIT plc and advises the Alternative Investment Fund Manager ("AIFM") and The PRS REIT plc on a day-to-day basis in accordance with The PRS REIT plc's Investment Policy. The Investment Adviser is an appointed representative (reference number: 776293) of the AIFM.


Dividend withholding tax deductions

Shareholders entitled to elect to receive distributions without deduction for withholding tax should complete the declaration form which is available in the Investor Centre of the Company's website,, or by request to or by writing to the Company Secretary, The PRS REIT plc, 18 Alva Street, Edinburgh EH2 4QG. Shareholders who qualify for gross payments are, principally, UK resident companies, certain UK public bodies, UK charities, UK pension schemes and the managers of ISAs, PEPs and Child Trust Funds, in each case subject to certain conditions.  Individuals and non-UK residents do not qualify for gross payments of distributions and should not complete the declaration form.

1 This is a target only and there can be no assurance that the target can or will be met and should not be taken as an indication of the Company's expected or actual future results. Accordingly, potential investors should not place any reliance on this target in deciding whether or not to invest in the Company or assume that the Company will make any distributions at all and should decide for themselves whether or not the target dividend yield is reasonable or achievable. 


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