CWH made the following statement regarding the Arbitration Panel's rulings:"CommonWealth has previously asserted that the purported consent solicitation undertaken by Corvex/Related has no legal effect and believes the rulings by the Arbitration Panel confirm this understanding. We look forward to continuing through the arbitration process and to a full hearing on these matters. We are confident that when all of the evidence is presented to the Arbitration Panel, the invalidity of the Corvex/Related consent solicitation will be established." CommonWealth REIT is a real estate investment trust which primarily owns office properties located throughout the United States. CWH is headquartered in Newton, MA. WARNING CONCERNING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS THIS PRESS RELEASE CONTAINS STATEMENTS THAT CONSTITUTE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995 AND OTHER SECURITIES LAWS. ALSO, WHENEVER CWH USES WORDS SUCH AS “BELIEVE”, “EXPECT”, “ANTICIPATE”, “INTEND”, “PLAN”, “ESTIMATE” OR SIMILAR EXPRESSIONS, CWH IS MAKING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. THESE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE BASED UPON CWH’S PRESENT INTENT, BELIEFS AND EXPECTATIONS, BUT FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED TO OCCUR AND MAY NOT OCCUR. ACTUAL RESULTS MAY DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE CONTAINED IN OR IMPLIED BY THESE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AS A RESULT OF VARIOUS FACTORS. FOR EXAMPLE, THIS PRESS RELEASE STATES THAT WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT WHEN ALL OF THE EVIDENCE IS PRESENTED TO THE ARBITRATION PANEL, THE INVALIDITY OF THE CORVEX/RELATED CONSENT SOLICITATION WILL BE ESTABLISHED. THE VALIDITY OF THE CORVEX/RELATED CONSENT SOLICITATION IS A MATTER IN LITIGATION PENDING BEFORE AN ARBITRATION PANEL ESTABLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION RESULTS ARE DIFFICULT TO PREDICT AND MAY HAVE UNEXPECTED RESULTS. ACCORDINGLY, CWH CAN PROVIDE NO ASSURANCE REGARDING THE FINAL DETERMINATION REGARDING THE VALIDITY OF THE CORVEX/RELATED CONSENT SOLICITATION. A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the New York Stock Exchange. No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.