RAIT Financial Trust Announces Tax Treatment Of Dividends In 2012

RAIT Financial Trust (“RAIT”) (NYSE: RAS) today announced the following:

Tax Treatment of 2012 Dividends

Common Shares

RAIT’s common shares (the “Common Shares”) are currently listed under the CUSIP #749227609 and trade under the NYSE ticker symbol “RAS”. During 2012, the aggregate amount of the dividends paid on the Common Shares was $0.31 per share. The following table contains information on the 2012 Common Share dividend payments.
       
Total

 
Declaration Record Payment Dividend

Return of
Date Date Date Paid Capital
12/15/2011 1/9/2012 1/31/2012 $0.06 $0.06
2/29/2012 3/28/2012 4/27/2012 0.08 0.08
6/21/2012 7/11/2012 7/31/2012 0.08 0.08
9/18/2012 10/11/2012 10/31/2012 0.09   0.09
$0.31   $0.31
 

Series A Preferred Shares

RAIT’s 7.75% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares (the “Series A Preferred Shares”) are currently listed under the CUSIP #749227203 and trade under the NYSE ticker symbol “RAS PRA”. During 2012, the aggregate amount of dividends paid on the Series A Preferred Shares was $1.9376 per share. The following table contains information on the 2012 Series A Preferred Share dividend payments.

DeclarationDate
 

RecordDate
 

PaymentDate
 

TotalDividendPaid
 

Return ofCapital
1/24/2012 3/1/2012 4/2/2012 $0.4844 $0.4844
5/1/2012 6/1/2012 7/2/2012 0.4844 0.4844
7/24/2012 9/4/2012 10/1/2012 0.4844 0.4844
10/23/2012 12/3/2012 12/31/2012 0.4844   0.4844
$1.9376   $1.9376
 

Series B Preferred Shares

RAIT’s 8.375% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares (the “Series B Preferred Shares”) are currently listed under the CUSIP #749227302 and trade under the NYSE ticker symbol “RAS PRB”. During 2012, the aggregate amount of dividends paid on the Series B Preferred Shares was $2.0936 per share. The following table contains information on the 2012 Series B Preferred Share dividend payments.

DeclarationDate
 

RecordDate
 

PaymentDate
 

TotalDividendPaid
 

Return ofCapital
1/24/2012 3/1/2012 4/2/2012 $0.5234 $0.5234
5/1/2012 6/1/2012 7/2/2012 0.5234 0.5234
7/24/2012 9/4/2012 10/1/2012 0.5234 0.5234
10/23/2012 12/3/2012 12/31/2012 0.5234   0.5234
$2.0936   $2.0936
 

Series C Preferred Shares

RAIT’s 8.875% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares (the “Series C Preferred Shares”) are currently listed under the CUSIP #749227500 and trade under the NYSE ticker symbol “RAS PRC”. During 2012, the aggregate amount of dividends paid on the Series C Preferred Shares was $2.2188 per share. The following table contains information on the 2012 Series C Preferred Share dividend payments.

DeclarationDate
 

RecordDate
 

PaymentDate
 

TotalDividendPaid
 

Return ofCapital
1/24/2012 3/1/2012 4/2/2012 $0.5547 $0.5547
5/1/2012 6/1/2012 7/2/2012 0.5547 0.5547
7/24/2012 9/4/2012 10/1/2012 0.5547 0.5547
10/23/2012 12/3/2012 12/31/2012 0.5547   0.5547
$2.2188   $2.2188

About RAIT Financial Trust

RAIT Financial Trust is an internally-managed real estate investment trust that provides debt financing options to owners of commercial real estate and invests directly into commercial real estate properties located throughout the United States. In addition, RAIT is an asset and property manager of real estate-related assets. For more information, please visit www.raitft.com or call Investor Relations at 215.243.9000.

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