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Case Studies

Melton Mowbray (17/04/2014 - 12/06/2015)

   

D & A (2149) Syndicate
Purchased: 17th April 2014
Sold: 12th June 2015
Ownership Period: 1.15 years
Purchase Price: £460,000
Gross Investment Cost: £500,000
Subscribed in: 10 Shares of £50,000
Sale Price: £670,000
Net Profit: £171,000 or 34.2% on capital employed
and 30% per annum compound

St. Neots (23/08/2013 - 22/01/2015)

   

D & A (2141) Syndicate
Purchased: 23rd August 2013
Sold: 22nd January 2015
Ownership Period: 1.42 years
Purchase Price: £650,000
Gross Investment Cost: £690,000
Subscribed in: 10 Shares of £69,000
Sale Price: £900,000
Net Profit: £201,838 or 29.25% on capital employed
and 19.86% per annum compound

Devizes (21/11/2012 - 29/05/2014)

   

D & A (2143) Syndicate
Purchased: 21st November 2012
Sold: 29th May 2014
Ownership Period: 1.52 years
Purchase Price: £406,000
Gross Investment Cost: £430,000
Subscribed in: 10 Shares of £43,000
Sale Price: £610,000
Net Profit: £179,409 or 41.72% on capital employed
and 25.83% per annum compound

St. Neots (20/08/2009 - 07/02/2014)

   

D & A (2124) Syndicate
Purchased: 20th August 2009
Sold: 7th February 2014
Ownership Period: 4.47 years
Purchase Price: £770,000
Gross Investment Cost: £827,000
Subscribed in: 10 Shares of £82,750
Sale Price: £1,000,000
Net Profit: £336,462 or 40.66% on capital employed
and 7.93% per annum compound

St. Neots (15/09/2003 - 31/02/2010)

   

New Look
41 Market Square, St. Neots

D & A (2004) Syndicate
Purchased: 15th September 2003
Sold: 3rd February 2010
Ownership Period: 6.39 years
Purchase Price: £615,000
Gross Investment Cost: £650,000
Subscribed in: 8 Shares of £112,500
Sale Price: £1,142,000
Net Profit: £733.009 or 112.77% on capital employed
and 12.54% per annum compound

Billericay (04/02/2005 - 14/09/2009)

   

One Stop
93/95 High Street, Billericay

D & A (2039/2040) Syndicate
Purchased: 4th February 2005
Sold: 14th September 2009
Ownership Period: 4.61 years
Purchase Price: £1,035,000
Gross Investment Cost: £1,115,768
Mortgage Finance: £855,000
Cash Balance: £259,200
Subscribed in: 5 Shares of £51,840
Sale Price: £1,301,000
Net Profit: £174,109 or 67.17% on capital employed
and 11.79% per annum compound

Great Yarmouth (23/12/2004 - 23/11/2006)

   

W H Smith
183 King Street, Great Yarmouth

D & A (2037/2038) Syndicate
Purchased: 23rd December 2004
Sold: 23rd November 2006
Ownership Period: 1.92 years
Purchase Price: £1,425,000
Gross Investment Cost: £1,478,000
Mortgage Finance: £1,200,000
Cash Balance: £278,000
Subscribed in: 5 Shares of £55,600
Sale Price: £2,000,000
Net Profit: £475,000 or 170% on capital employed
and 68% per annum compound

St. Ives (02/08/1999 - 02/06/2006)

   

D & A (1963/1964) Syndicate
Purchased: 2nd August 1999
Sold: 2nd June 2006
Ownership Period: 6.84 years
Purchase Price: £681,000
Gross Investment Cost: £733,000
Mortgage Finance: £585,000
Cash Balance: £148,000
Subscribed in: 4 Shares of £37,000
Sale Price: £1,075,000
Net Profit: £400,305 or 270.48% on capital employed
and 21.11% per annum compound

Newark (14/09/2000 - 09/03/2006)

   

D & A (1971) Syndicate
Purchased: 14th September 2000
Sold: 9th March 2006
Ownership Period: 5.25 years
Purchase Price: £827,500
Gross Investment Cost: £880,000
Subscribed in: 11 Shares of £80,000
Cash Call: £132,500
Sale Price: £2,300,000
Net Profit: £1,544,590 or 175.52% on capital employed
and 21.27% per annum compound

Bury St. Edmunds (18/09/2001 - 27/01/2006)

   

Starbucks
20/21 Buttermarket, Bury St. Edmunds

D & A (1973/1974) Syndicate
Purchased: 18th September 2001
Sold: 27th January 2006
Ownership Period: 4.36 years
Purchase Price: £1,290,000
Gross Investment Cost: £1,380,000
Subscribed in: 12 Shares of £115,000
Cash Call: Apri1 2005 £6,000 per share.
Sale Price: £2,525,000
Net Profit: £1,205,888 or 87.36% on capital employed
and 15.48% per annum compound

Kings Lynn (21/04/2004 - 26/01/2006)

   

Cotton Traders / Caffe Nero
140/141 Norfolk Street, Kings Lynn

D & A (2023/2024) Syndicate
Purchased: 21st April 2004
Sold: 26th January 2006
Ownership Period: 1.77 years
Purchase Price: £1,270,000
Gross Investment Cost: £1,310,000
Mortgage Finance: £975,000
Cash Balance: £335,000
Subscribed in: 5 Shares of £67,000
Cash Call: £20,000 per share
Sale Price: £2,000,000
Net Profit: £503,178 or 150.36% on capital employed
and 68.09% per annum compound

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Specialists in High Street Retail Development and Investment through Syndication
Anthony H Ratcliffe FRICS FRSA Malcom O Brown    
ahr@ratcliffes.com mob@ratcliffes.com
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