LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 31.8.2011 AT 3:00 P.M
LEMMINKÄINEN SELLS RETAIL PROPERTY TO ARIF I FUND
Lemminkäinen has sold a retail property located in Viitasaari to ARIF I Ky fund, a retail-focused real estate fund managed by Amplion Asset Management Oy. The parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction price.
The property’s surface area is 2,600 m2. The property’s main tenant will be Kesko, based on a long-term lease contract.
"We are highly satisfied with the deal concluded with Amplion Asset Management. For us, property divestments will free up capital for new projects," states Mia Ojanen, Vice President, Property Development.
Mia Ojanen, Vice President, Property Development
Lemminkäinen Talo Oy
Tel. +358 2071 55620
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
Lemminkäinen Group operates in all areas of the construction sector. The Group's business sectors are building construction, infrastructure construction and technical building services. Net sales in 2010 were about EUR 2.0 billion, of which international operations accounted for roughly a quarter. The Group employs an average of 8,000 people. Lemminkäinen Corporation's share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki.
Amplion Asset Management
Amplion Asset Management offers tailored and creative property investment solutions for institutional and private investors in selected European markets. Amplion clients are both international and domestic institutional investors, private investors and companies. The Amplion Group has today more than EUR 1 billion of assets under management.
Amplion is part of the Catella Group. Catella is an independent European finance group specialising in Financial Advisory Services, Asset Management and Banking. Operations are pursued in independent but closely co-operating subsidiaries governed by their own boards. Catella has some 400 employees in 14 European countries. Catella is listed on, NasdaqOMX - First North and is traded under the ticker symbol CAT A and CAT B.