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Safestore said occupancy performance at its storage facilities was the strongest for five years as the company posted a 12% rise in first-half earnings.
Storage space operator Safestore reported a 9.8% year-on-year rise in first quarter group revenues on a constant currency basis to £35.1m.On a like-for-like basis, revenues were up 5.5% to £32.8m.
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FTSE 250-listed self-storage group Safestore increased like-for-like revenue 3.3% on a constant currency basis in the twelve months leading to 31 October, boosting its total revenue above the previous year's figure along the way.
Safestore has completed the acquisition of Stork Self Storage, which it announced on 25 September, in a deal that is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings per share and support future dividend capacity.
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Safestore sealed the £56m cash acquisition of Stork Self Storage, trading as Alligator, that it expects to boost earnings immediately upon completion.
Safestore reiterated its full-year guidance despite posting what appeared to be weaker-than-expected like-for-like sales in the UK.
Safestore's interim results were solid but like-for-like sales growth in the UK was just short of management's guidance, though they continued to see "good levels of interest" in self-storage.
Safestore Holdings said it had refinanced its US private placement notes (USPP) and amended bank facilities to extend the average maturity and lower the cost of the group's debt management by £3m a year.
Self storage provider Safestore posted its first quarter trading update for the three months to 31 January on Tuesday, with like-for-like revenue up 9.4% year-on-year to £29.2m - though at constant exchange rates, the improvement was just 4.7%.
The FTSE 250 index was 0.23% higher at 18,384.09 in the late afternoon.
Safestore upped its dividend by a fifth after a strong financial year in the UK and Paris.
Storage company Safestore said it expected full year earnings to be at the top end of expectations after reporting an 18.4% rise in fourth quarter revenue to £32.8m.
Although third quarter sales slowed moderately, Safestore said adjusted earnings for the full year are likely to be "slightly ahead" of current market expectations.
Safestore said conditions needed to buy fellow storage outfit Space Maker Stores Limited had been satisfied and completion of the acquisition is expected by 29 July 2016.
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