Comparison Between Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), 2011


Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) becoming popular in Malaysia due to high dividend yield paid by the management company. Currently, there are 14 REITs approved by Security Commission (SC) and listed in Bursa Malaysia.

The main advantage of (REIT) when compare with actual property investment is the investors earn better liquidity and cash flow.

How do they performed? The table below shows the comparison between the 14 REIT available in Malaysia in terms of Market Capitalization, Earnings per Share (EPS) and Dividend Yield for the past 1 year.

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CapitaMalls REIT, Malaysian Largest Shopping Mall REIT


CapitaMalls Asia Ltd, one of the largest property developer in Singapore will list of its Malaysian assets in a real estate investment trust (REIT) on Bursa Malaysia.

The listing of CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust (CMMT) REIT on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia on July 16 is expected to have a market capitalisation of RM1.4bil if an over-allotment option of up to 15% of the offering of 786 million units is exercised. If this portion is not exercised, it may raise RM864mil.

The IPO follows the RM1.5bil raised by Sunway REIT in its initial sale last week.

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Sunway REIT, Malaysian Largest REIT Open for Subscription


Sunway Real Estate Investment Trusts (Sunway REITs) will emerge as Malaysia’s largest REIT when it is listed in Bursa Malaysia Main Board on 8th July 2010.

It’s initial public offering (IPO) will consists of 1.65 billion units at RM0.97 per unit. The investors are institutional and selected investors with 1.52 billion units and a retail investors with 134 million units.

This IPO will also make it as the largest IPO on the local bourse to date. The REIT, by Sunway City Bhd, has an approved fund size of 2.78 billion units.

The retail offer period are between 15th to 22nd June 2010. You can subscribe to the trust funds through your broker or ATM machines or through internet banking such as Maybank2u or CIMBClicks.

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