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Agellan REIT Falls 1% in Trading Debut After C$134.6 Million IPO

Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust (ACR-U) fell 1 percent in its Toronto trading debut after raising C$134.6 million ($133.4 million) in its initial public offering.

Agellan units traded at C$9.90 each at 10:01 a.m. on the Toronto Stock Exchange, below its initial C$10 unit price. The Toronto-based REIT on Jan. 17 sold 13.5 million units that yielded 7.75 percent in its initial offering, the first Canadian IPO of the year.

Agellan was formed to own and operate industrial, office and retail properties in the U.S. and Canada. Bank of Montreal and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce led a group of banks on the sale. The banks have an option to sell an additional 15 percent of the offering, which would raise the total amount to C$154.8 million.

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