Sigma signals plans for London’s first PRS fund

In the world of rented family housing there is one provider of note: Sigma Capital. Propelled by a tie-up with Countryside Properties, it has delivered thousands of rental homes in the regions and launched the first real estate investment trust dedicated to the private rented sector.

But now it is changing tack, venturing into apartment living in the capital with the acquisition of two schemes in east London.

“We want to become the only genuine UK-wide platform for PRS delivery,” says Sigma chief executive Graham Barnet. “London is as big as the regions in