Heavyweight Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) has disposed a total 569,000 units in Retail REIT CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust (CMMT). The disposals were done on 3 occasions between 30 May 2013 and 4 June 2013 in tranches of 200,000 units, 34,000 units and 335,500 units respectively.

CapitaMalls Malaysia Units Disposed by Government of Singapore Investment Corporation
CapiaMalls Malaysia Trust has a portfolio of 4 properties across Malaysia. Photo by CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust. 

However despite the latest disposals, GIC will still be holding on to 102,129,500 units of CMMT which represents a 5.77 percent stake in the trust.

CMMT currently has a portfolio of 4 retail malls across Malaysia valued at RM2936 million with a total lettable area of 2,486,312 square feet. Units of CMMT clsed its trading day on the Bursa Malaysia at RM1.86.

By Ridzwan Rahmat

Ridzwan has been analysing REITs and business trusts since 2008, and personally manages a portfolio comprising mainly of SGX-listed REITs. He founded REITsWeek in 2013.