Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE:FUR) is a real estate investment trust ("REIT") engaged in the business of owning and operating real property and real estate related assets through our ownership of assets, loans secured by real property and equity and debt securities of other publicly traded and privately owned real estate companies. Winthrop Realty Trust, its Board of Trustees and management team is well positioned to provide returns through a wide range of ownership structures. We operate in four strategic business segments: (i) operating properties, (ii) real estate securities, (iii) platform joint venture investments, and (iv) loans.
Our business objective is to maximize long-term shareholder value through superior total returns on our investments. Management has extensive experience in structuring investments involving significantly undervalued properties. Winthrop Realty Trust will invest in any portion of an asset's capital structure and in a multitude of different formats, including, direct ownership of an asset, purchase of a controlling equity interest in an asset, lending to or acquiring the debt of a particular asset and acquiring the equity or debt securities of a publicly traded company which owns real estate assets.
For a description of Winthrop Realty Trust's assets please see the Our Assets section.