ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: ASX:QRI Quarterly Update – December 2022

3 February 2023

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) December 2022 quarterly update is now available. You can view the latest QRI portfolio update in the ASX announcement.

In the quarterly update, Mark Power (Head of Income Credit) and Samantha Khalid (Director, Real Estate Finance) discuss the current market dynamics for commercial real estate (CRE) credit as well as answer some frequently asked questions from investors on QRI.


|   Questions asked

  • 0:22 – How are you seeing the year ahead for fixed income products like QRI?
  • 1:17 – Which investors is QRI for?
  • 1:31 – What are the key objectives of QRI and how are you tracking against these?
  • 4:02 – What are the key success factors that you see?
  • 5:29 – What are the key risks for the portfolio and how are you managing these risks?
  • 9:12 – What would it take for the portfolio to be impaired?
  • 11:30 – What are the opportunities you’re seeing for QRI across 2023?


|   Highlights

  • Attractive annualised quarterly distribution return of 7.33% over the quarter to December 2022 calculated on NTA of $1.60.
  • As of 31 December 2022, the Trust’s capital is fully invested.
  • $50m warehouse facility established in December 2022 to optimise deployment profile and maintain a fully invested portfolio.
  • Variable rate exposure increased from 67% in September 2022 to 79% in December 2022. This change partially contributed to the increases in annualised distribution from 6.85% in September 2022 to 7.65% in December 2022.
  • In December 2022, QRI received an upgraded rating from BondAdviser to ‘Recommended’.
  • Strong credit quality continues with no impairments or interest arrears as at 31 December 2022.



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