UK landlord LondonMetric in talks to merge with LXI REIT – Bloomberg News

(Reuters) – British landlord LondonMetric Property is in talks to merge with London-based real estate investment trust LXI, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing people with knowledge of the discussions.

The companies are working with advisers to agree on the terms of a merger that would create UK’s fourth-largest listed landlord by assets, with a combined portfolio of about 6.4 billion pounds ($8.11 billion), the report said.

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(Reporting by Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bengaluru)