Stenprop announces disposal of Neucölln Carrée retail park, Berlin for €27.0m

(Registered in Guernsey)
(Registration number 64865)
LSE share code: STP  JSE share code: STP
(“Stenprop” or the “Company”)

16 July 2020


-Sale of the asset is a further step forward for UK Multi-let Industrial focussed strategy-

Stenprop, the UK multi-let industrial (“MLI”) property company, announces that it has exchanged contracts on the sale of its long
leasehold interest in the Neucölln Carrée retail park in Berlin, Germany to Hamburg-based real estate investment manager Union
Investment, acting on behalf of one of its institutional property funds for €27.0 million. The disposal price reflects a €3.6 million^
premium to the 31 March 2020 book value.

Providing 13,364 sqm of gross lettable space, the 14-unit retail park is anchored by an Edeka supermarket and provides a range of
other convenience-led retail. The weighted average rental is currently circa €107 per sqm.

The disposal is in line with Stenprop’s strategy to become a 100% UK MLI business via the sale of all non-core properties in its
portfolio and the reinvestment of the proceeds into UK MLI properties. As at 31 March 2020, approximately 58% of Stenprop’s
portfolio was made up of UK MLI estates. On completion of the disposal, assuming no further purchases of MLI estates, the MLI
percentage of the portfolio will rise to 60%, based on Stenprop’s total property asset valuations as at 31 March 2020.

Net proceeds from the sale after deduction of anticipated transaction costs, repayment of debt and property taxes is expected to
be €15.5 million. Stenprop intends to use the net proceeds from the disposal to fund further acquisitions in the MLI sector.

Completion of the disposal is expected to occur at satisfaction of the last conditions precedent described below and by no later than
15 January 2021, following which the disposal price will be paid to the seller. Failure to complete due to a default by the purchaser
will result in the seller retaining the deposit amount of €2.7 million which was paid by the purchaser into an escrow account on
15 July 2020. Either party may terminate the disposal agreement should the property suffer significant structural damage resulting
in rent losses exceeding 40% over a period of six months or should certain major tenants become insolvent prior to completion. The
seller believes the chances of these events occurring to be remote given the trading history of these tenants.

The disposal agreement contains market standard representations and warranties for a deal of this size and nature. A limited 12-
month guarantee capped at €540,000 was provided by a company of the Stenprop group to the purchaser in respect of claims
against and for liabilities of the seller under the disposal agreement.

Completion of the disposal is subject to the following conditions precedent:

-        approval of the disposal by the owner of the freehold;
-        registration of a priority notice in favour of the purchaser in the land register; and
-        the current lender having deposited cancellation documents for the existing land charges on the property.

Paul Arenson, CEO of Stenprop, commented:

“The sale of this asset at an attractive premium to valuation is a great result for the business and enables us to continue to deliver
our strategy and focus on becoming the leading Multi Let Industrial business in the UK. We continue to make good progress with
the sale of our other German retail assets and expect to be in a position to report on further progress soon.”

^The Property was valued at €23.4 million at 31 March 2020 by Carsten Meinhardt and Anke Muller of Jones Lang LaSalle
Proprietary SE, who is an external independent valuer registered as a professional in terms of the Property Valuers Profession Act,
No.47 of 2000 and with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The net operating profit attributable to the property for the
year ended 31 March 2020 was €1,094,249. This information has been extracted from Stenprop’s audited results for the year ended
31 March 2020 which were prepared under International Financial Reporting Standards.

Stenprop has a primary listing on the Main Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and a listing on the Specialist Fund Segment
of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. This disposal is classified as a category 2 transaction in terms of the JSE Listings
Requirements. Accordingly, it is not subject to approval by shareholders.

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About Stenprop:

Stenprop is a UK REIT listed on the LSE and the JSE. The objective of the Company is to deliver sustainable growing income to its
investors. Stenprop’s investment policy is to invest in a diversified portfolio of UK multi-let industrial (MLI) properties with the
strategic goal of becoming the leading MLI business in the UK. For further information, go to

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