LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) announces that it has acquired Steel Vulcan House, a 120,000 sq ft modern office building in the centre of Sheffield for approximately £50 million.
16 Jul 2018
LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) announces that it has acquired Steel Vulcan House, a 120,000 sq ft modern office building in the centre of Sheffield for approximately £50 million from Trinova Real Estate.
Acquired on behalf of Legal & General’s Annuity Fund, the office will be refurbished to create a high-quality and smart office building and is let in its entirety to a government department.
Legal & General was advised by Lewis Ellis and Clifford Chance. Cushman & Wakefield acted for the occupier, a government department.
Tom Roberts, Head of Strategic Investment at LGIM Real Assets:
"This is a great deal for the Fund, offering a secure long term income stream as well as satisfying our objective of increasing our exposure to public sector let investments."
Sam Resouly, Partner at Trinova Real Estate:
"We are delighted to have completed this transaction and enjoyed working with all parties to achieve this outcome. This is the first full life-cycle investment concluded on behalf of the Morood Investment Company and we are pleased that all parties achieved their goals."
LGIMRA is a division of Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of Europe’s largest
institutional asset managers and a major global investor. LGIM manages £1.29 trillion1 ($1.57tn) in
assets, working with a range of global clients, including pension schemes, sovereign wealth funds, fund distributors and retail investors.
LGIM Real Assets has assets under management of £36 billion2 ($43.8bn) and is one of the largest
private markets investment managers in the UK. Investing in both debt and equity and across the
risk/return spectrum, LGIM Real Assets actively invests in and manages assets across commercial,
operational and residential property sectors, as well as infrastructure, real estate, corporate and
Taking a long-term view in order to future proof our investments, LGIM Real Assets continues to lead the industry in ESG performance, considering all environmental, social and governance issues at asset level as well as portfolio level.
1LGIM internal data as at 30 June 2022. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Data includes derivative positions.
2Source: LGIM Real Assets. AUM data as at 30 June 2022.
*at 13 Jan 2023
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Established in 1836, Legal & General is one of the UK's leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with over £1.2 trillion in total assets under management* of which 39% is international. We have a unique and highly synergistic business model, which continues to drive strong returns. Legal & General provides powerful asset origination and management capabilities directly to clients, which also underpin our leading retirement and protection solutions. We are a leading international player in Pension Risk Transfer, in UK and US life insurance, and in UK workplace pensions and retirement income. Our purpose is to improve the lives of our customers and create value for our shareholders. Through inclusive capitalism, we are investing in long-term assets, such as real estate and infrastructure, that can help build a better society for the future.
*as at HY 2023