M7 identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report

12 June 2017

London, 12 June 2017 - M7 Real Estate (“M7”), the pan-European investor and asset manager, is delighted to have been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. Now in its fourth year the report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK.  

One of 25 real estate companies named, the report found that real estate was the fastest growing sector with an average annual revenue growth rate of more than 100%, closely followed by engineering and construction at 91%.  

Richard Croft, M7’s Chief Executive said, “Since its formation over eight years ago, M7 has evolved from being a UK operating partner for a small number of partners, into a specialist pan-European investor and asset manager focused on commercial multi-let real estate.  As of June the business has 180 employees, based in 17 offices, managing over 800 properties.  We are very proud that the work across the platform has been recognised in this report”.  

Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange Group said: “Four years on, LSEG’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report continues to highlight the dynamic, entrepreneurial and ambitious businesses across the country that are boosting UK productivity, driving economic growth and creating jobs. These companies are the very heart of an ‘anti-fragile’ economy: more robust; more flexible and less prone to boom and bust. We must ensure we continue doing all we can to support high growth potential businesses like these.”  

With the Rt Hon Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, adding: “Championing high growth innovative SMEs is crucial for the continued success of the UK economy and a country that works for everyone. We are committed to ensuring that companies of all sizes can access finance to grow, scale-up and create high quality well-paid jobs across the country.”  

More detail can be found online at 1000companies.com.

M7 secures new lettings to fully let its Portuguese portfolio

9 January 2018

Portugal, 9 January 2018 - M7 Real Estate (“M7”), the pan-European real estate investor and asset manager, announces that it has agreed a number of new lettings across its circa 22,000 sq m Portuguese light industrial portfolio, bringing the total occupancy to 100% and increasing the average lease length by 45% to 2.62 years. The portfolio, which comprises two industrial parks in the Greater Lisbon area, was acquired by M7 in a joint venture in January 2016. M7 acts as asset manager for the assets through its Lisbon based team, which is headed by Leonardo Peres. read more

M7 makes first Danish investment for M7 EREIP IV with €69.8 million of acquisitions

4 January 2018

London, 4 January 2018 - M7 Real Estate, the pan-European investor and asset manager, announces that it has undertaken its first investment in Denmark on behalf of M7 European Real Estate Investment Partners IV (“M7 EREIP IV” or the “Fund”), acquiring 10 logistics assets for a total of €69.8 million. read more

M7 Real Estate Investment Holdings acquires the M7 Multi-Let Seed Portfolio for circa £117 million

18 December 2017

London, 18 December 2017 - M7 Real Estate (“M7”), the pan European investor and asset manager, announces that it has acquired 92 primarily UK regional multi-let assets comprising the Marble Portfolio and M7 REIP II (from separate vendors) for a combined purchase price of circa £117 million. The acquisitions have been made on behalf of M7 Real Estate Investment Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of M7 Real Estate Limited. M7 has provided the equity with financing for the purchases secured through senior debt together with a loan note that will be listed in the Channel Islands on the International Stock Exchange. A number of existing and new third party investors have taken up the loan note component of the offer. read more