Appointment of Non-executive Director

1st October 2014
RNS Number : 0855T
Real Estate Investors PLC
01 October 2014

1 October 2014

Real Estate Investors Plc

(“Real Estate Investors” or “the Company”)


Appointment of Non-executive Director


Real Estate Investors Plc (AIM; RLE) the West Midlands based property group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter London to the board as a non-executive director with effect from 1 October 2014.


Peter has over 40 years’ experience in the financial services sector and specialises in tax efficient investment planning. He is a director or chairman of a number of Enterprise Investment Scheme and SEED Enterprise Investment Scheme companies, several of which are property related.


Peter’s career started in 1968 at Commercial Union Assurance and in 1971 he established his own company, Clark London Limited, an independent financial services company. In 1986 Clark London merged with L Stanley & Partners and became Ashby London Financial Services Limited which was acquired by EFG Private Bank Limited in 2007. Peter is currently the chairman of EFG Independent Financial Advisers Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of EFG Private Bank Limited.


Paul Bassi, Chief Executive of Real Estate Investors Plc, commented:


“I am very pleased that Peter has agreed to join the Company as a non-executive director. Peter has a wealth of experience in property, taxation and financial services sectors and brings with him valuable expertise to the Company. The Board is very much looking forward to working with Peter and benefiting from his experience and contribution.”



Real Estate Investors Plc

Paul Bassi



T: +44 (0)121 265 6400

Smith & Williamson Corporate Finance Limited

Azhic Basirov



T: +44 (0)20 7131 4000

Liberum Capital

Chris Bowman / Jamie Richards



T: +44 (0)20 3100 2000

Gable Communications Limited

John Bick / Justine James


T: +44 (0)20 7193 7463

M: +44 (0)7872 061007



Additional information:


Full name and age: Peter London, age 63



Peter London holds 42,500 ordinary shares in the Company representing a holding of 0.038% in the Company’s issued ordinary share capital.


Current Directorships

Past Directorships within the last five years

Beaches Two Limited

Waterloo Assured Contracting Limited

Dunsley Developments Limited

M W Philips (Hawthorn) Limited

EFG Independent Financial Advisers Limited

A L Holdings Limited

Bond Wolfe Ventures Limited

Whittington Assured Contracting 2004 Limited

Vaughan Court Management Company Limited

EFG Platts Flello Limited

Edgeworth Estates Limited

Tilteasy Limited

Beeches Two (Rugby) Limited


M W Philips Limited


Kington Apartments Limited


PLM Contracting Limited


Lyttleton Construction Limited


Doyen Wines Limited


Himley Construction Limited


Meteor Developments Holdings Limited


Meteor West Developments Limited


Tomkinson Management Limited


Meteor Birmingham Developments Limited


Meteor Chapel Developments Limited


Meteor Midlands Developments Limited



Notes to Editors

Real Estate Investors is an AIM listed property investment company with a £75.2million (as at 31 Dec 2013) commercial and residential portfolio principally in the West Midlands and central England.


Real Estate Investors is focused on delivering shareholder value through returns generated from strong yields and capital enhancements. This is achieved by targeting investments in orphaned, distressed, part-let and underperforming commercial and residential property assets.


Real Estate Investors is led by respected property investor Paul Bassi CBE, who has over 30 years of property experience in the West Midlands. Mr Bassi is also founder and non-executive chairman of Bond Wolfe and non-executive chairman of CP Bigwood Chartered Surveyors. Real Estate Investors was admitted to trading on AIM in June 2004. Further information on Real Estate Investors can be found at


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