DGAP-News: Grand City Properties S.A. / Key word(s): Quarterly / Interim Statement/Real Estate
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- Rental and operating income increased to EUR118 million, up from EUR101 million
- Adjusted EBITDA of EUR60 million, up 11% YOY
- FFO I increase of 12% YOY to EUR42 million
- FFO I per share of EUR0.27 (+8% YOY), FFO I per share after perpetual notes attribution of EUR0.23 (+5% YOY)
- Net profit increased to EUR92 million; earnings per share increase of 9% YOY to EUR0.51
- Equity at EUR3.2 billion, increased 3% since year-end 2016; equity ratio at 50%
- EPRA NAV including perpetual notes up 3% to EUR3.3 billion from year-end 2016 and EUR21.3 per share, up from EUR20.7 per share
- EPRA NAV increase of 4% to EUR2.6 billion and EUR17 per share, up from EUR16.4 per share
- Low LTV of 37% and average cost of debt of 1.6%
- Strong coverage ratios with ICR of 6.2x and DSCR of 5.0x
- Like-for-like occupancy growth of 2.7% p.a. and like-for-like in-place rent growth of 2.1% p.a.
Luxembourg, May 15, 2017 - Grand City Properties S.A. (the "Company", "GCP") kicked off 2017 with a solid first quarter that witnessed growth in FFO I by 12% to EUR42 million, EUR168 million on an annualized basis, as well as the uplisting of the GCP's shares to the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange - an important milestone for the Company going forward.
Uplisting to the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
Strong financial metrics, conservative financing and capital structure
Christian Windfuhr, CEO of Grand City Properties: "We are very pleased with the progressed made in the past quarter and can look towards yet another successful year in 2017. The upgrade to the Prime Standard was a very important step for Grand City on the capital markets front and we look forward to benefiting from the increased market visibility and the potential for inclusion in the DAX-family indices in the foreseeable future."
The full Q1 2017 interim report is available on the Company's website:
About the Company:
Grand City Properties (ISIN: LU0775917882) is a public limited liability company (société anonyme) incorporated under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, having its registered office at 24, Avenue Victor Hugo, L 1750 Luxembourg and being registered with the Luxembourg trade and companies register (Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés Luxembourg) under number B 165 560. Since May 2012, Grand City Properties is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Grand City Properties S.A. 24, Avenue Victor Hugo
T: +352 28 77 87 86
Grand City Properties S.A.
T: +49 (30) 374-381 5218
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|Company:||Grand City Properties S.A.|
|24, Avenue Victor Hugo|
|Phone:||+352 28 77 87 86|
|Fax:||+352 28 77 87 84|
|ISIN:||LU0775917882, XS1130507053, XS1191320297, XS1220083551, XS1491364953, XS1373990834,|
|WKN:||A1JXCV , A1ZRRK, A1ZW4K, A1ZZ49, A186BF, A18YJ1|
|Listed:||Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange; Dublin, Luxemburg|
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