CapLease Announces Tax Treatment of 2012 Dividends

CapLease Announces Tax Treatment of 2012 Dividends

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CapLease, Inc. (NYS: LSE) today announced the income tax treatment of its 2012 common and preferred stock dividend payments.

Common Stock

Dividend Per

Share

Record Date

Date of Payment

Total Ordinary

Dividends

Nondividend

Distributions

(Return of Capital)

$0.065

4/2/12

4/16/12

$0.00

$0.065

$0.065

6/29/12

7/16/12

$0.00

$0.065

$0.07

9/28/12

10/15/12

$0.00

$0.07

$0.075

12/31/12

1/15/13

$0.00

$0.075

Totals

$0.275

$0.00

$0.275

Percent

0.00%

100.00%

Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

Dividend Per

Share

Record Date

Date of Payment

Total Ordinary

Dividends

Nondividend

Distributions

(Return of Capital)

$0.5078125

4/2/12

4/16/12

$0.00

$0.5078125

$0.5078125

6/29/12

7/16/12

$0.00

$0.5078125

$0.5078125

9/28/12

10/15/12

$0.00

$0.5078125

$0.5078125

12/31/12

1/15/13

$0.00

$0.5078125

Totals

$2.0312500

$0.00

$2.0312500

Percent

0.00%

100.00%

Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

Dividend Per

Share

Record Date

Date of Payment

Total Ordinary

Dividends

Nondividend

Distributions

(Return of Capital)

$0.500174

6/29/12

7/16/12

$0.00

$0.500174

$0.5234375

9/28/12

10/15/12

$0.00

$0.5234375

$0.5234375

12/31/12

1/15/13

$0.00

$0.5234375

Totals

$1.547049

$0.00

$1.547049

Percent

0.00%

100.00%

As noted above, the entire fourth quarter 2012 dividend though paid in January 2013 is treated as having been received by stockholders and taxable for 2012.


About the Company:

CapLease, Inc. is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that primarily owns and manages a diversified portfolio of single tenant commercial real estate properties subject to long-term leases to high credit quality tenants.



Investor Relations Contact:
ICR, Inc.
Brad Cohen, 212-217-6393
bcohen@icrinc.com

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