John Austin

John has been actively involved in professional property investment markets for over 41 years, during which he has been a proprietor of Jones Lang Wootton and an advisor in institutional property markets. He was the Managing Director of GRW Property Ltd, the sponsor and manager of the National Industrial Property Trust that listed in 1993 and was on a number of industry boards and committees.
Bio last updated 17 Aug 2019

Article Timeline

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
BWP Trust
BWP Trust
2007 - 201530

Directors Interests

CompanyDateTransaction typeNumber of sharesPrice per shareTransaction valueNature of change
BWP Trust06 Aug 2015Sold29,479$3.36$99,049On-market trade
BWP Trust10 Sep 2013Bought47,892$2.30$110,152Rights issue
BWP Trust25 Feb 2011Bought8,529$1.73$14,722OtherDistribution Reinvestment Plan
Source: Morningstar

Equity Capital Markets Deals

DateCompanyTransaction TypeTotal Value
27/09/13BWP TrustEntitlement offer$200.0m>>
02/02/12BWP TrustEntitlement offer$150.0m>>

Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

AnnouncedBidderTargetTransaction TypeTotal Value
17/02/11BWP TrustWesfarmersAsset purchase$240.0m>>

Total Shareholder Return as at 31/07/19

1 year TSR5 year TSR
220thBWP Trust20%14%
266thSwick Mining Services8%0%
731 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Share Transactions

$99k Sold
$110k Bought
$15k Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar


30th↑BWP Trust$155.9m
32nd↑Swick Mining Services$138.2m
198 listed industrial companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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