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TSXV Symbols: FCA.U/FCA
TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Firm Capital American Realty Partners Corp. (the "Corporation") (TSXV: FCA.U/FCA) is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the disposition of its entire non-core Florida mini-multi residential portfolio for gross cash proceeds (before transaction costs) of approximately U.S. $4.2 million, representing a 14% premium over the IFRS value of approximately U.S. $3.7 million, as reported on the Company's financial statements as at March 31, 2017 (the last reporting date prior to the Company entering into the conditional purchase and sale agreements in respect of the subject properties). The net cash proceeds (after transaction costs) to the Company of approximately U.S. $4 million will be used for the partial repayment of the Company's outstanding convertible debentures.
About Firm Capital American Realty Partners Corp.
The Corporation is a U.S. focused real estate investment entity that pursues real estate and debt investments through the following investment platforms:
- Income Producing Real Estate Investments: Acquiring income producing real estate assets in major cities across the United States. Acquisitions are completed by the Corporation primarily in joint venture partnerships with local industry expert partners who retain property management responsibility; and
- Mortgage Debt Investments: Real estate debt and equity lending platform in major cities across the United States, focused on providing all forms of bridge mortgage loans and joint venture capital.
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SOURCE Firm Capital American Realty Partners Corp.
For further information: Kursat Kacira, President & Chief Executive Officer, (416) 635-0221; Sandy Poklar, Chief Financial Officer, (416) 635-0221