HistoryIn 2006, a Cerberus-led investment group acquired 661 non-core Albertsons stores from Albertsons, Inc. Kimco invested approximately $51 million. In 2013, the investment group acquired the remaining Albertsons stores, as well as the grocery banners of Jewel-Osco, Acme, Shaws and Star Markets, from SUPERVALU (NYSE: SVU) for $3.3 billion, with Kimco contributing an additional $37 million. As part of this transaction, Kimco purchased 8.2 million shares of SUPERVALU common stock for $33.6 million, which was subsequently sold for a $39.9 million gain. The consortium then acquired the Safeway grocery banner in 2015, with Kimco contributing $90 million. Through the end of 2017, Kimco had received in excess of $300 million in cash distributions from its Albertsons investment, inclusive of the proceeds from the SUPERVALU stock sale. Conference Call Details An analyst call will be conducted at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time today with remarks by management teams from Albertsons and Rite Aid. The call will be simulcast via the internet and can be accessed at www.riteaid.com in the conference call section of investor information. The investor presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations section of www.riteaid.com and on www.albertsonscompanies.com/investors. About Kimco Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in New Hyde Park, N.Y., that is one of North America's largest publicly traded owners and operators of open-air shopping centers. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned interests in 492 U.S. shopping centers comprising 83 million square feet of leasable space primarily concentrated in the top major metropolitan markets. Publicly traded on the NYSE since 1991, and included in the S&P 500 Index, the company has specialized in shopping center acquisitions, development and management for 60 years. For further information, please visit www.kimcorealty.com, the company's blog at blog.kimcorealty.com, or follow Kimco on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kimcorealty.