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Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. Celebrates Listing on the New York Stock Exchange

Founder Chris Cole and Chief Executive Officer Marc Nemer to Ring The Opening BellŪ

For Release: 19 Jun 13
Who/What: 
Executives and guests of Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the REIT's listing on the NYSE.  The common shares of Cole Real Estate Investments will begin trading on Thursday, June 20th on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "COLE".
 
In honor of the occasion, company founder Chris Cole and Chief Executive Officer Marc Nemer, joined by members of the company's management team, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell on Friday, June 21.
 
About Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. (NYSE: COLE)
Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. is a market-leading net lease REIT that acquires and manages real estate assets leased long-term to a high-quality, diversified tenant base comprised of industry leaders. Since 1979, Cole has leveraged its deep relationships, efficiencies of scale and rigorous operational processes to accretively acquire and actively manage retail, office and industrial properties. Cole Real Estate Investments owns 1,013 assets representing approximately 43 million square feet of commercial real estate in 48 states, with an acquisition cost of $7.7 billion. Through its private capital business, Cole Capital, Cole manages 1,031 additional properties with an acquisition cost of approximately $6 billion. To learn more, visit www.colereit.com.
 
When/Where:
Friday, June 21, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
9:00 a.m.            Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
9:30 a.m.            The Opening Bell rings
 
Contact:
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437 or agioia@nyx.com
 
Photo/Video:
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420), and European Press Agency (917.670.1323).  The Opening Bell (starting at 9:25 a.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
 
Facebook/Twitter/YouTube:
For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell.