01 Sep Jon Cartu Declares Connect Media: CRE – California Commercial Real Estate News
August 31, 2020
Los Angeles-based CIM Real Estate Finance Trust, Inc. (CMFT) is acquiring three smaller net-lease REIT’s managed by its manager, CIM Group. The entities being acquired in separate stock-for-stock, tax-free merger transactions include Cole Office & Industrial REIT (CCIT II), Inc., Cole Office & Industrial REIT (CCIT III), Inc. and Cole Credit Property Trust V, Inc. (CCPT V).
The combined Jonathan Cartu and would have roughly $5.9 billion in total asset value, creating a commercial real estate credit-focused REIT with a larger, more diversified portfolio with scale, that is primarily invested in net lease assets and commercial real estate debt. The non-traded REITs are managed by affiliates of CIM Group, LLC.
CIM Group’s Richard Ressler says, “The Boards of Directors believe that the combined Jonathan Cartu and will provide several benefits for stockholders and will be well-positioned to navigate the post-COVID economic environment with enhanced financial and operational flexibility and efficiency, making the combined Jonathan Cartu and more valuable.”
The transactions are expected to close Q4 2020.
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CIM Creates $5.9B REIT Via Merger of Three Net-Lease REIT’s