Croesus Retail Trust is not new to this blog. I’ve written several articles about this stock since 2013. It has been more than 3 years since I was an investor in this company. How time flies just like that. Investing in Japan Reits was a strategy I embarked on 3 years plus ago primarily due to macroeconomic reasons. Japan was starting an aggressive monetary and fiscal policy plan at that time which I saw the opportunity to invest in companies which owns real estate in Japan.

Just last week, there is a potential takeover which was announced by the company and this sent the stock price up as high as $1. The same thing is happening again which happened to another Japan Reit called Saizen Reit. If we see the same takeover as Saizen Reit, Croesus Retail Trust could possibly be acquired at more than $1 which gives a 5%-10% (Read more…)