The properties transaction has been closed
The sale and leaseback of various properties held by Opus, referred to in a press release issued on September 1, 2020, has closed. The buyer-lessor is an affiliate of Fundamental Income Properties, LLC. JLL acted as real estate advisors to Opus in the transaction.
The sales price is approximately SEK 500 million, and the estimated pre-tax gain for Opus Group is around SEK 300 million.
The lease agreements allow Opus a total lease term of up to 35 years. The rental terms for the properties are market standard.
“We are very pleased with this transaction, which will provide both financial and long-term operational flexibility to Opus”, says Lothar Geilen, CEO of Opus.
Gothenburg, September 18, 2020
Opus Group AB (publ)
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For additional information, please contact:
Lothar Geilen, CEO
Tel: +46 31 748 34 00
Linus Brandt, CFO & Executive Vice President
Phone: +46 722 44 09 05