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5 Things To Know About IGB Real Estate Investment Trust

IGB Real Estate Investment Trust (KLSE: 5227) is a Malaysia-based real estate investment trust (REIT) focusing on retail properties. It has two properties in its portfolio, namely Mid Valley Megamall (MVM) and The Gardens Mall (TGM).

In our previous article here, we saw a brief introduction to IGB REIT. In this article, we will follow up with a few things about the REIT that might be useful for investors.

Investment limits

Source: IGB REIT 2016 Annual Report

Distribution policy

For IGB REIT, its distribution policy states that at least 90% of IGB REIT’s income must be distributed in a year, either semi-annually or at other intervals at the manager’s discretion.

This policy is similar to most Singapore REITs.

Borrowing limitations

Source: IGB REIT 2016 Annual Report

In Singapore, REIT’s borrowing limit is capped at 45%.

Manager and trustee fees

Source: IGB REIT 2016 Annual Report

Property tenure

Both properties have a leasehold period of 99 years expiring on 6th June 2103.


The above are five quick information about IGB REIT. Investors who find this REIT interesting should carry out further research before committing their capital.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Lawrence Nga doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.