Civitas Social Housing Plc

Background

Civitas Social Housing PLC operates as a real estate investment trust. The company invests in a diversified portfolio of built Social Homes across England and Wales, providing long term, quasi-government backed income to its shareholders. It was admitted to the LSE's Main Market in November 2016 with a £350 million offering, making it the first social housing REIT to list on the exchange. It achieved this in a month where a several planned IPO's were pulled after poor participation.