Which previously nontraded REIT completed its full liquidity event when its last tranche of common shares were converted to listed shares on January 9, 2019?
Answer: American Finance Trust, Inc. (“AFIN”) announced on December 20, 2018, that all issued and outstanding shares of its Class B-2 common stock would automatically convert into shares of its Class A common stock on January 9, 2019. Class A shares trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AFIN. The Class B-2 shares represent approximately 25% of AFIN’s total outstanding shares. As of the conversion date, 100% of AFIN’s common shares became tradeable, completing its full liquidity event.
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