FAM Real Estate Investment Trust Files Preliminary Prospectus for Initial Public Offering and Names Shant Poladian as Chief

FAM Real Estate Investment Trust Files Preliminary Prospectus for Initial 
Public Offering and Names Shant Poladian as Chief Executive Officer 
RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - FAM Real Estate Investment Trust (the 
"REIT") announced today that it has filed a preliminary prospectus for the 
initial public offering of trust units (the "Units") with the securities 
commissions of all provinces and territories in Canada. The proposed 
offering is being underwritten by a syndicate of underwriters led by TD 
Securities Inc. and National Bank Financial Inc. The REIT is also pleased to 
announce that, prior to filing the final prospectus for the offering, Shant 
Poladian will be appointed full-time Chief Executive Officer of the REIT. 
Previously, Mr. Poladian was an Equity Research Analyst, and Managing 
Director, covering real estate equity securities and REITs at Canaccord 
Genuity Corp, where he was employed from 2003 to 2012. Previously, Mr. 
Poladian worked at BMO Nesbitt Burns as an integral member of a top ranked 
equity research team covering real estate equity securities and REITs from 
2001 to 2003. Mr. Poladian earned his Chartered Accountant (Ontario) 
designation in 2001, following three years of employment at Deloitte & Touche 
LLP providing Assurance and Advisory services. He also earned his Certified 
Public Accountant designation in the state of Delaware. Mr. Poladian has a 
Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto. 
FAM Real Estate Investment Trust has been formed as a new vehicle that will 
focus on acquiring and owning industrial, office and retail properties in 
Canada and the United States. On closing of the initial public offering, the 
REIT will indirectly acquire a portfolio of 27 income-producing properties 
from Huntingdon Capital Corp. (TSX: HNT, HNT.DB and HNT.WT) ("Huntingdon") 
comprised of industrial, office and retail properties (the "Initial 
Properties"). The REIT will own a diversified mix of such properties with an 
aggregate of approximately 1.7 million square feet of gross leasable area. 
The Initial Properties are located in Manitoba (18 properties), Alberta (four 
properties), Saskatchewan (two properties), Ontario (two properties) and the 
Northwest Territories (one property). Huntingdon will act as manager of the 
REIT and the Initial Properties pursuant to the terms of a management 
agreement to be entered into on Closing. Under the management agreement, 
Huntingdon will provide strategic, asset management, administrative, property 
management, leasing, construction management and administrative services 
necessary to manage the day-to-day operations of the REIT and its assets. 
Through Huntingdon, the REIT will benefit from a broad network of 
relationships and property management and financing expertise within the 
commercial real estate industry. 
A preliminary prospectus containing important information relating to these 
securities has been filed with securities commissions or similar authorities 
in certain jurisdictions of Canada. The preliminary prospectus is still 
subject to completion or amendment. There will not be any sale or any 
acceptance of an offer to buy the securities until a receipt for the final 
prospectus has been issued. 
These securities have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United 
States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in 
the United States without registration or an applicable exemption from the 
registration requirements of that Act. This news release does not constitute 
an offer for sale of these securities in the United States of America. 
Forward-Looking Statements 
This press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of 
applicable securities legislation, which reflects the REIT's current 
expectations regarding future events. Forward-looking information is based on 
a number of assumptions and is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, 
many of which are beyond the REIT's control, that could cause actual results 
and events to differ materially from those that are disclosed in or implied by 
such forward-looking information. Such risks and uncertainties include, but 
are not limited to, failure to complete the initial public offering of Units 
and related transactions, and the factors discussed under "Risk Factors" in 
the preliminary prospectus of the REIT dated November 14, 2012. These 
forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and, 
except as expressly required by applicable law, the REIT assumes no obligation 
to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a 
result of new information, future events or otherwise. 
Zachary R. George Interim Chief Executive Officer FAM Real Estate Investment 
Trust Tel: (604) 249-5119 Fax: (604) 249-5101 
SOURCE: FAM Real Estate Investment Trust 
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