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Quick Summary: Manulife US REIT Recapitalisation Plan

The management of Manulife US REIT introduces a Recapitalisation Plan to help the REIT move forward.


Manulife US REIT unveils a Recapitalisation Plan, to enhance the REIT's financial position. This follows a 14.6% decline in portfolio valuations to US$1,633.55 million in 1H 2023, breaching a financial covenant and prompting strategic measures to address the issue.

The Plan : Recapitalization Plan

  • Approximately US$285.0 million of proceeds to pay down debt owed to Lenders on a pari passu basis through the US$98.7 million sale of Park Place to Sponsor, US$137.0 million Sponsor-Lender Loan and US$50.0 million of cash from MUST’s own cash holdings.
  • Proposed Disposition Mandate to raise at least US$328.7 million through asset dispositions
  • Dividends: Half-yearly distributions continue to be halted till 31 December 2025, unless Early Reinstatement Conditions are achieved
  • Lenders to waive MUST’s past and existing financial covenant breaches, extend all loan maturities by a year, and relax financial covenants


What is needed for the plan to move forward?

For the plan to happen, investors have to vote in favor for all 3 resolutions.


Crucial dates for investors to remember when submitting their decisions

Especially for SRS holders, the cut off date is earlier so do take note!



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