Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

MMM Congratulates Client Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. on NYSE Listing

06.26.2013

Atlanta (June 26, 2013) ─ Law firm Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, congratulates long-term client Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. (NYSE: COLE) on its listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Cole’s management team rang the opening bell at the stock exchange to signal the trading of its common stock. Morris, Manning & Martin founder Sonny Morris was in attendance.

Cole is a full-scale real estate investment management firm that currently owns or manages more than $13 billion of real estate assets in 48 states. Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP has served as legal advisor to Cole, formerly known as Cole Credit Property Trust III, Inc. on corporate, securities and real estate matters since its inception. 

About Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Morris, Manning & Martin (www.mmmlaw.com) is an AmLaw 200 law firm with national and international reach. We dedicate ourselves to the constant pursuit of our clients’ success. To provide our clients with optimal value, we combine market-leading legal services with a total understanding of their needs to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and opportunity. MMM enjoys national prominence for its real estate, litigation, technology, healthcare, intellectual property, capital markets, environmental, green industry, insurance, mergers & acquisitions and timberland & forest products practices. MMM has offices in Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Savannah, Taipei, Beijing and Washington, D.C. and an alliance with FGCN in São Paulo, Brazil.

About Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc.

Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. (formerly known as Cole Credit Property Trust III, Inc.) is an industry-leading net lease REIT that acquires and manages real estate assets leased long-term to a high-quality, diversified tenant base. Since 1979, Cole has leveraged its deep relationships, efficiencies of scale and rigorous operational processes to acquire and actively manage retail, office and industrial properties. As of March 31, 2013, Cole Real Estate Investments owned $7.7 billion of gross assets, which included 1,013 properties representing approximately 43 million square feet of commercial real estate in 48 states. Through its private capital business, Cole Capital, Cole manages 1,031 additional properties with an aggregate purchase price of approximately $5.3 billion. To learn more, visit www.colereit.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release may be considered forward-looking statements that reflect the current views of Cole Real Estate Investments and Cole’s management with respect to future events. Forward-looking statements about Cole’s plans, strategies and prospects are based on current information, estimates and projections; they are subject to risks and uncertainties, as well as known and unknown risks, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated. Forward-looking statements are not intended to be a guarantee of any event, action, result, outcome or performance in future periods. Cole does not intend or assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, and the reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on them.

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