Capital and Counties 2015 interim results

DividendMax Ltd.

Capital and Counties 2015 interim results

Highlights Driving value creation through a clear and focused strategy

- 10 per cent increase in EPRA adjusted, diluted NAV to 342 pence per share (Dec 2014: 311 pence)

- 9 per cent (like-for-like) increase in total property value to £3.4 billion (Dec 2014: £3.0 billion)

- 10 per cent total return for the period

Proposed interim 2015 dividend of 0.5 pence per share

Creative asset management and strong leasing market driving positive demand across all uses at Covent Garden

- Total property value of £1.8 billion up 9 per cent (like-for-like) (Dec 2014: £1.6 billion)

- ERV up 8 per cent (like-for-like) at £83 million

- On plan to achieve the ERV target of £100 million by December 2017 representing annualised underlying rental growth of circa 10 per cent

- New leases and renewals 11 per cent above December 2014 ERV

- New Zone A rental level of £1,400 per square foot achieved on James Street

- New rental levels achieved for residential and office space

- Development of Kings Court on track

- £50 million of acquisitions consolidating ownership on Henrietta Street and Bedford Street

Plans on track at Earls Court

- Earls Court interests valued at £1.3 billion, up 6 per cent (like-for-like) (Dec 2014: £1.2 billion)

- Earls Court Partnership Limited, the investment vehicle with TfL completed

Capco share 63 per cent and leading the venture

- Demolition of former exhibition centres underway and progressing well

- Construction of Phase 1 of Lillie Square progressing well with first completions expected in 2016

£258 million of sales in Phase 1, crystallising value in this part of the scheme

- Formal sales of Phase 2 of Lillie Square expected to start in September 2015

Venues business reinvigorated and performing ahead of expectations

- EBITDA of £9 million, up 16 per cent compared to the first half of 2014 (full year 2014: £11 million)

- Property valuation of £265 million, up 25 per cent (Dec 2014: £211 million)

Robust and flexible financial position

- Group loan-to-value ratio 13 per cent (Dec 2014: 12 per cent)

- Cash and available facilities of £570 million

- Predominantly unsecured debt model

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