Life Science REIT Plc appoints Link Group as Fund Administrator, Registrar and Company Secretary

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31 January 2022

The mandate follows Life Science REIT Plc’s £350 million initial public offering in November 2021.

31 January - Life Science REIT Plc has appointed Link Group (ASX:LNK), a global, digitally enabled business connecting millions of people with their assets, as Fund Administrator, Registrar, and Company Secretary. The mandate follows Life Science REIT Plc’s £350 million initial public offering in November 2021, the UK’s largest REIT IPO since 2016, and its admission to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.

Link Group will provide a seamless suite of services across its businesses to enhance and support Life Science REIT Plc’s activities. Link Alternative Fund Administrators Limited (LAFA), part of Link Fund Solutions, will provide Fund Administration services, Company Matters will act as Company Secretary, and Corporate Markets will provide Registrar services.

Link Fund Solutions is a market-leading service provider of administrative, regulatory and support services to investment funds, supporting over £160bn of fund assets across Europe and Australasia.

Link Group’s Corporate Markets team connects companies with their shareholders, employees, and investors. It provides services and solutions across the HR, Investors Relations and Company Secretarial functions of a listed Company.

Company Matters, part of Link Group, has provided Registrar services and corporate governance advice for more than 30 years and is one of the UK’s largest providers of company secretarial services.

Gordon Shaw, Managing Director of Link Fund Solutions, said: It’s a real testament to the knowledge and skill within our team that LFS has been appointed as the fund administrator.  We look forward to working closely with Life Science REIT and using our technological expertise to create the efficient and effective solutions they are looking for.

 “By providing such an integrated, robust and comprehensive service package across multiple Link Group businesses to Life Science REIT Plc and Ironstone Asset Management (the appointed investment advisor), they can focus their attention elsewhere to delivering for investors.”

Gordon Shaw

Managing Director, Specialist Funds

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