Once again we want to take this opportunity to demand that you put in place a special committee advised by independent advisors, and that you refrain from taking any steps to destroy shareholder value, including selling CWH's controlling stake in Select Income REIT (SIR). As we stated in our letter to the Board dated March 25, 2013, we do not believe CWH should sell its 56% controlling interest in SIR in an underwritten offering, which we anticipate would be completed at a discount to market price. Any sale of shares constituting a control position in SIR should obviously reflect a control premium, not a discount. Furthermore, any such sale must only be completed following a thorough and independent exploration of all available options to seek the highest price available to CWH for the sale of its controlling SIR stake – much like any other process for the sale of a controlling stake in a public company would be completed by a responsible board mindful of its fiduciary duties. Further, be aware that we would be prepared to buy such controlling stake in SIR at a premium to market value if the current SIR trustees resign and SIR's management agreement with RMR is terminated. While the path of selling SIR in an underwritten offering serves only RMR, which would maintain control of SIR and continue to extract management fees from the business, it is clearly not a value maximizing outcome for CWH shareholders.We expect a prompt response to our offer.
Corvex And Related Reaffirm Proposal To Acquire All Outstanding Shares Of CommonWealth REIT (CWH)
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