Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM), North America’s largest owner and operator of neighborhood and community shopping centers, today announced that it will redeem all 18,400,000 outstanding depositary shares of the Company's 7.75% Class G Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, $1.00 par value per share (the “Class G Preferred Stock”) (NYSE: KIMPRG – CUSIP no. 49446R844), on October 10, 2012 (the “Redemption Date”). The Class G Preferred Stock will be redeemed at the redemption price of $25.00 per depositary share plus $0.457465 in accumulated and unpaid dividends. Dividends will cease to accrue on the Class G Preferred Stock as of the Redemption Date.
A notice of redemption and related materials will be mailed to holders of record of Class G depositary shares on August 15, 2012. Holders of Class G depositary shares that hold their shares through the Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) will be redeemed in accordance with the applicable procedures of DTC. Questions relating to the notice of redemption and related materials should be directed to Wells Fargo Shareowner Services, Kimco’s transfer agent and the paying agent for the redemption of the Class G Preferred Stock (the “Paying Agent”), at 1-866-557-8695. The address of the Paying Agent is Wells Fargo Shareowner Services, Attn: Corporate Actions Department, P.O. Box 64858, St. Paul, MN 55164-0858.
Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in New Hyde Park, N.Y. that owns and operates North America’s largest portfolio of neighborhood and community shopping centers. As of June 30, 2012, the company owned interests in 926 shopping centers comprising 136 million square feet of leasable space across 44 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico and South America. Publicly traded on the NYSE since 1991, and included in the S&P 500 Index, the company has specialized in shopping center acquisitions, development and management for more than 50 years. For further information, please visit
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