land securities group plc (LSGOF) Key Developments
Land Securities Group PLC Appoints Tim Ashby as Group General Counsel and Company Secretary with Effect from September 7, 2015
Aug 19 15
Land Securities Group PLC announced that it has appointed Tim Ashby to the post of Group General Counsel and Company Secretary with effect from September 7, 2015. The appointment follows the resignation of Adrian de Souza, who served in the role for five years until April 2015. Since April, Michael Arnaouti has held the position of Company Secretary. Michael will remain with Land Securities as Deputy Company Secretary for the time being to ensure a smooth handover.
Hermes To Pay 23% Above Asking Price For Haymarket House to Land Securities
Aug 15 15
Hermes Investment Management Limited to pay 23% above the asking price for Haymarket House to Land Securities Group plc (LSE:LAND). A fund managed by UBS Group AG (SWX:UBSG) and Criterion Capital Limited had been giving a stiff competition to Hermes by agreeing to pay £160 million. Savills which is advising Hermes on the purchase declined to comment on the deal.
Land Securities May Sell WC1
Aug 8 15
Land Securities Group plc (LSE:LAND) is considering bringing WC1, to market later this year.
Land Securities Group plc Signs Two at Thomas More Square
Aug 3 15
Land Securities has let 49,000 sq ft of office space at Thomas More Square, E1. Charity St Mungo’s Broadway has taken a 15-year lease with an 11-year break on 20,000 sq ft on the fifth floor, making the building’s refurbished office space 63% let. Digital Window has also signed for 29,000 sq ft on the fourth and fifth floors at 2 Thomas More Square, on a 10-year reversionary lease from September 2016. There is 59,000 sq ft of category A refurbished space remaining in 3 Thomas More Square.
Land Securities Group plc Announces First Interim Dividend, Payable on October 9, 2015
Jul 22 15
Land Securities Group plc announced first interim dividend for the current financial year of 8.15 pence per share. The first interim dividend will be paid on 9 October 2015 to shareholders on the register on 11 September 2015.