Park Place (Photo: Manulife US REIT)Park Place (Photo: Manulife US REIT)

Manulife US REIT has received a query from Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) with regards to the “unusual price movements” seen on 11 April

At the end of the trading day, the REIT’s unit price has fallen by about 12.25% when compared to the previous close.

Manulife US REIT is a US-focused office REIT with a portfolio of mostly Grade A office and Trophy class assets across the country.

The REIT’s unit price has seen a relatively precipitous decline especially after revelations that its gearing level has risen close to the regulatory limit of 50%.

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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.