Moray Tawse

October 14, 2014 16:30 ET

Moray Tawse Announces Ownership of Units of Partners Real Estate Investment Trust

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 14, 2014) - Moray Tawse announced that he has indirectly acquired, through entities controlled by him, 2,717,800 trust units ("Units") of Partners Real Estate Investment Trust ("Partners REIT"), through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange between May 5, 2014 and September 23, 2014, at an average price of approximately $4.78 per Unit. The Units acquired by Mr. Tawse represent approximately 10.34% of the issued and outstanding Units of Partners REIT following the completion of the rescission transaction between Holyrood Holdings Limited and Partners REIT.

The acquisition of Units by Mr. Tawse is for investment purposes. Depending on market conditions, circumstances and other relevant factors, Mr. Tawse may, from time to time, increase or decrease his interest in Partners REIT.

This press release is being voluntarily issued pursuant to National Instrument 62-103 - The Early Warning System and Related Take-Over Bid and Insider Reporting Issuers which requires a report to be filed under the REIT's profile on SEDAR ( containing additional information respecting the foregoing matters. A copy of such report may be obtained by contacting Moray Tawse at 100 University Avenue, Suite 700, North Tower, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1V6.

Moray Tawse

With over 30 years of experience in the real estate finance industry, Mr. Tawse is one of Canada's leading experts on commercial real estate and is often called upon to deliver keynote addresses at national real estate symposiums. In addition, Mr. Tawse sits on the boards of First National Financial Corporation and Regal Lifestyle Communities Inc., and is the Executive Vice President and Secretary of First National Financial Corporation.

Contact Information

  • Moray Tawse
    (416) 593-1100