Select Income REIT Issues Statement Regarding Proposed Trustee Nomination

NEWTON, Mass.--()--Select Income REIT (NYSE: SIR) today issued the following statement regarding a presentation filed by Lakewood Capital Management, LP in connection with its proposal to nominate an individual for election to the SIR Board of Trustees:

The SIR Board of Trustees is reviewing the presentation filed today by Lakewood Capital. SIR’s Nominating and Governance Committee will review Lakewood Capital’s proposed nomination in accordance with the Board’s corporate governance policies and bylaws, which apply to all proposed nominees. SIR’s Board will present its recommendation regarding trustee nominations in its definitive proxy statement, which will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the normal course. The Company’s 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders has not yet been scheduled.

Select Income REIT is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns properties that are primarily net leased to single tenants. SIR 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 SIR USES WORDS SUCH AS "BELIEVE", "EXPECT", "ANTICIPATE", "INTEND", "PLAN", "ESTIMATE", OR SIMILAR EXPRESSIONS, SIR IS MAKING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. THESE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE BASED UPON SIR'S PRESENT INTENT, BELIEFS OR EXPECTATIONS, BUT FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED TO OCCUR AND MAY NOT OCCUR. SIR'S ACTUAL RESULTS MAY DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE CONTAINED IN OR IMPLIED BY THESE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AS A RESULT OF VARIOUS FACTORS.

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN SIR'S FILINGS WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, OR SEC, INCLUDING UNDER "RISK FACTORS" IN SIR'S PERIODIC REPORTS, OR INCORPORATED THEREIN, IDENTIFIES OTHER IMPORTANT FACTORS THAT COULD CAUSE SIR'S ACTUAL RESULTS TO DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE IN ITS FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. SIR'S FILINGS WITH THE SEC ARE AVAILABLE ON THE SEC'S WEBSITE AT WWW.SEC.GOV.

YOU SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE RELIANCE UPON SIR'S FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS.

EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY LAW, SIR DOES NOT INTEND TO UPDATE OR CHANGE ANY FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AS A RESULT OF NEW INFORMATION, FUTURE EVENTS OR OTHERWISE.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING THE SOLICITATION

SIR, its Trustees and certain of its executive officers, and Reit Management & Research LLC and certain of its directors, officers and employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from shareholders in connection with SIR’s 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. SIR will furnish a definitive proxy statement to its shareholders, together with a proxy card when available. SHAREHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS THERETO AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS THAT SIR WILL FILE WITH THE SEC WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Additional information regarding the identity of the potential participants and their direct or indirect interests, by share holdings or otherwise, will be set forth in the proxy statement and other materials to be filed by SIR with the SEC in connection with the solicitation of votes in connection with SIR’s 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

Shareholders will be able to obtain free copies of the definitive proxy statement and other documents filed with the SEC at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. In addition, investors may obtain free copies of SIR's filings with the SEC from SIR's website at www.sirreit.com.

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.

Contacts

Select Income REIT
Jason Fredette, 617-796-8320
Director, Investor Relations
www.sirreit.com

Contacts

Select Income REIT
Jason Fredette, 617-796-8320
Director, Investor Relations
www.sirreit.com