KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated are Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Book Managers, KeyBank National Association is the Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer, Bank of America, N.A. is the Syndication Agent with PNC Bank, National Association and U.S. Bank National Association as the Co-Documentation Agents. Other participants include Bank of Montreal, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A, RBS Citizens, N.A, Regions Bank, Royal Bank of Canada and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association.ABOUT RETAIL OPPORTUNITY INVESTMENTS CORP. Retail Opportunity Investments Corporation (Nasdaq:ROIC) is a fully integrated, self-managed real estate investment trust. The Company specializes in the acquisition, ownership and management of necessity-based community and neighborhood shopping centers, anchored by national or regional supermarkets and drugstores. At June 30, 2012, ROIC's property portfolio included 38 shopping centers encompassing approximately 4.1 million square feet. Additional information is available at www.roicreit.net . The Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=6855 When used herein, the words "believes," "anticipates," "projects," "should," "estimates," "expects," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements with the meaning of that term in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and in Section 21F of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Certain statements contained herein may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of ROIC to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, risks associated with the timing of and costs associated with property improvements, financing commitments and general competitive factors. Additional information regarding these and other factors is described in ROIC's filings with the SEC, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K.
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