The Retail Fund (Chamber of Commerce number 34366471) is a public limited liability company incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands, with its corporate seat in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The Fund was formed for the purpose of providing shareholders with a rate of return by acquiring, managing, adding value to and disposing of a diversified real estate portfolio through investments in retail real estate in the Netherlands. The anchor shareholder is Stichting Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds voor de Bouwnijverheid (93.0%) and Bouwinvest (0.3%), manager of the Fund, is aligned with the main shareholder of the Fund. As of 2016 we have welcomed three new shareholders to the Fund.
The Fund owns two taxable subsidiaries, Bouwinvest Retail Development B.V. (Chamber of Commerce number 66245060) and Bouwinvest Dutch Institutional Retail Fund Services B.V. (Chamber of Commerce number 67492665). These subsidiaries perform activities that might go beyond mere ‘investing’. By having these activities performed by these subsidiaries the Fund remains compliant with the investment criteria of the FII-regime. Bouwinvest Retail Development B.V. performs development activities for the investment portfolio of the Fund while Bouwinvest Dutch Institutional Retail Fund Services B.V. renders services that are ancillary to renting activities of the Fund.
The Fund’s active portfolio management is supported by the supply of (re)developed properties by Bouwinvest Development B.V., Bouwinvest Retail Development B.V. and third parties.
The Statutory Director will present the annual report to the Annual General Meeting of shareholders on 12 April 2017, and will request the approval of the financial statements.