Today, executives from Life Storage, Inc. (NYSE:LSI), formerly Sovran Self Storage (NYSE:SSS), a self storage real estate investment trust (REIT), rang the Closing Bell on the New York Stock Exchange to commemorate the company's recent rebranding and new stock ticker symbol. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160816006315/en/
Executives from Life Storage ring the Closing Bell at the NYSE. (Photo: Business Wire)"We are honored to have the opportunity to ring the Closing Bell and mark this momentous occasion in the 34-year history of our company," said Life Storage, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dave Rogers. "We are excited for the future of Life Storage and our ongoing commitment to taking care of our customers' life changes." The NYSE bell ringing comes on the heels of the company's recent announcement of the change to its brand name from Uncle Bob's Self Storage to Life Storage® and the launch of its redesigned website, www.lifestorage.com. The NYSE Closing Bell ceremony was broadcast via livestream at https://livestream.com/NYSE at 3:56 p.m. EDT on August 16. ABOUT LIFE STORAGE, INC: Life Storage, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed equity REIT that is in the business of acquiring and managing self storage facilities. The Company operates approximately 650 self storage facilities in 29 states under the names Life Storage and Uncle Bob's Self Storage. For more information, visit http://invest.lifestorage.com/.