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Is Ascott Residence Trust a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)?

Ascott Residence Trust is a stapled group comprising Ascott Real Estate Investment Trust (Ascott Reit) and Ascott Business Trust (Ascott BT).



What is Ascott Residence Trust's investment mandate?

Ascott Residence Trust's investment mandate is to invest in real estate and real estate-related assets which are income-producing and which are used, or predominantly used as serviced residences, hotels, rental housing properties and other hospitality assets in any country in the world.


What are the stock codes of Ascott Residence Trust?

Entity Name Ascott Residence Trust
Trading Name Ascott Trust
Stock Code HMN
ISIN Code SGXC16332337
Bloomberg Ticker ART SP
Refinitiv Ticker ASCO.SI


In what currency are the stapled securities of Ascott Residence Trust denominated?

Ascott Residence Trust stapled securities are denominated in Singapore Dollars.


Can I use my CPF savings to invest in Ascott Residence Trust?

As stapled securities are not eligible under the CPF Investment Scheme, you cannot use CPF funds to invest in Ascott Residence Trust after 31 December 2019 (the Ascott Reit Scheme Implementation Date pursuant to the combination of Ascott Residence Trust with Ascendas Hospitality Trust).

Those who have acquired units in Ascott Residence Trust using CPF funds prior to 31 December 2019 may choose to hold or sell their stapled securities.


How regular are the distribution payouts?

Ascott Residence Trust makes distributions to stapled securityholders on a semi-annual basis, for the six-month period ending 30 June and 31 December each year.

Distributions are paid out within 60 days after the close of every half year/six months.


Do I need to pay any tax on the cash distributions?

Individuals who hold stapled securities as investment assets and not through a partnership will receive tax-free distributions.


Where can I find historical financial information on Ascott Residence Trust?

Ascott Residence Trust's past financial results and annual reports can be found under the Investor Relations section of this website.