General Information

CS Real Estate Fund LogisticsPlus  

The first Swiss Real Estate Fund with focus on logistics

CS Real Estate Fund LogisticsPlus

Logistics Market

The Credit Suisse Real Estate Fund LogisticsPlus (CS REF LogisticsPlus) is the first Swiss real estate fund that specifically invests in logistics and logistics-related real estate in Switzerland. The increased flow of goods due to internationalization is leading the logistics market to experience above-average growth. In Switzerland, the logistics industry moves approximately 450 million metric tons of goods per year.

Investing in real estate at production sites and hubs for the movement of goods allows you to participate in this attractive growth market.

Investor Base

The CS REF LogisticsPlus is restricted to qualified investors (pursuant to Art. 10, para. 3 and 4 CISA in conjunction with Art. 6 and 6a CISO). The fund is suitable for investors with a medium to long-term investment horizon who are mainly looking for a steady return and are able to sustain occasional price fluctuations.

Investment Rationale 

  • Investments in real estate in a growth market
  • Only product for logistics and logistics-related real estate in Switzerland
  • Diversification of existing real estate portfolios
  • Interesting return potential and attractive distribution yield of 4 to 4,5 %*
  • Tax benefit for investors domiciled in Switzerland thanks to direct land ownership
  • Premium-free entry
  • Risk diversification through diversification by type of site utilization, location and tenant
  • Value orientation through professional real estate man- agement and long-term experience of Credit Suisse Real Estate Investment Management
  • Regulation by the financial market supervisory authority FINMA

* The target return is not a projection, prediction, or guarantee of future performance or achievement of the same.

Investment Focus

The investment objective of the fund mainly involves the long-term creation and preservation of real estate asset value and the distribution of attractive returns. CS REF LogisticsPlus primarily invests in logistics and logistics-related properties.

Investments are primarily made according to the following criteria:

  • Attractive locations with value added potential
  • Rental to tenants with good creditworthiness
  • Real estate usable by third parties
  • Construction quality and building structure tailored to use

CS REF LogisticsPlus Facts and Figures

Fund management Credit Suisse AG, Zurich
Management company Credit Suisse Funds AG, Zurich
Custodian bank Credit Suisse AG, Zurich
Custody Investors must hold shares in custody at Credit Suisse AG
Fund domicile Switzerland
Accounting currency Swiss franc
Management fees 0,5 % p. a.
Financial year From October 1 to September 30
Distribution Within four months following close of the fiscal year
Trading Over-the-counter by Credit Suisse AG, Zurich

Issue Data

Investor base Qualified investors pursuant to Art. 10 para. 3 and 4 CISA i.c.w. Art. 6 and 6a CISO
Launch volume Maximum of CHF 300 million
Subscription period From September 1 to 12, 2014, 12.00 (CET)
Issue price per unit CHF 100.00 (incl. issuing commission)
Issuing commission 1,5 %
Subscription payment September 24, 2014
Subscription Directly with contact at your regional branch of Credit Suisse AG in Switzerland
Subscription conditions As per issue prospectus
Documents The issue prospectus, including the sales prospectus with integrated fund contract (together the "prospectus") and the addendum to the prospectus may be obtained free of charge from the fund management, the custodian bank, and all branches of Credit Suisse AG in Switzerland

Further Information (PDF)

Product folder DE / EN / FR / IT
Client presentation DE / EN / FR / IT

In the product folder (PDF), you will find in addition to above topics the follwing information:

  • Start Portfolio
  • Real Estate Evaluation
  • Product Management
  • Opportunities and Risks
  • Issue and Redemption (after Launch)

Secondary Content