Overview

AmFIRST Real Estate Investment Trust (“AmFIRST REIT” or the “Trust”) is a real estate investment trust established in Malaysia and constituted by a Trust Deed dated 28 September 2006 (“Original Deed”) (as amended by the First Supplemented, Revised and Restated Trust Deed dated 15 December 2006 (“First Deed”), the Second Restated Deed dated 13 September 2013 (“Second Deed”) and the Third Restated Deed dated 12 June 2020 (“Third Deed” or the “Deed”)) entered into between AmREIT Managers Sdn Bhd (“AmREIT” or the “Manager”) and Maybank Trustees Berhad, as the Trustee of AmFIRST REIT (the “Trustee”). The Third Deed has superseded the Original Deed, the First Deed and the Second Deed.

AmFIRST REIT was listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”) on 21 December 2006.

AmFIRST REIT owns a diverse portfolio of nine (9) properties located in Klang Valley (including Cyberjaya), Melaka and Penang with a total Net Lettable Area (“NLA”) of approximately 3.2 million sq ft as at 31 March 2022.

AmFIRST REIT is managed by AmREIT which is responsible for the management and administration of AmFIRST REIT, as well as the implementation of AmFIRST REIT’s investment and business strategies.

The Manager was incorporated in Malaysia on 20 April 2006 and is wholly-owned by AmREIT Holdings Sdn Bhd (“AmREIT Holdings”) which in turn is 70% owned by AmInvestment Group Berhad (“AIGB”) and 30% owned by Amcorp Properties Berhad (“AmProp”).

AIGB is a wholly owned subsidiary of AMMB Holdings Berhad (“AMMB”). AMMB is a public limited liability company incorporated and domiciled in Malaysia, and listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities. The principal activity of AMMB is that of investment holding and its subsidiaries provide a wide range of wholesale banking, business banking, retail banking, investment banking and related financial services which include Islamic banking, general insurance, life insurance, family takaful, stock and share broking, futures broking, investment advisory and management services in assets, real estate investment trust and unit trusts.

AmProp is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amcorp Group Berhad (“Amcorp”), which is also a substantial shareholder of AMMB, the ultimate holding company of AmREIT. Amcorp is an established investment holding company incorporated in Malaysia that is involved in many facets of businesses, with its core in financial services and property development and investment. In financial services, it mainly provides personal loans through strategic tie-ups with business partners which employ a unique distribution-collection mechanism. The property division involves in projects both in Malaysia as well as other prime cities overseas such as London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Madrid & Singapore. Amcorp also invests in the business of renewable energy generation, and mechanical and electrical engineering.