UDR, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: UDR), a leading multifamily real estate investment trust, today announced that it will redeem all issued and outstanding shares of its 6.75% Series G Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (NYSE: UDRPrG) on May 31, 2012. The Series G Preferred Stock will be redeemed at a redemption price of $25 per share in cash, plus accrued and unpaid dividends to the redemption date. Dividends shall cease to accrue on all shares of Series G Preferred Stock on the redemption date. There are currently 3,264,362 shares of Series G Preferred Stock issued and outstanding.
Notices of redemption and letters of transmittal will be mailed to the record holders of the Series G Preferred Stock on or about April 30, 2012. Questions regarding the redemption of Series G Preferred Stock should be directed to the Company's transfer agent, Wells Fargo Shareowner Services, at 161 North Concord Exchange, South St. Paul, MN 55075, Attention: Corporate Actions Dept., or by telephone at (800) 468-9716.
Forward Looking Statements
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