Developers Diversified Announces Tax Allocations of 2009 Dividend Distributions

Jan 15, 2010, 08:30 ET from Developers Diversified Realty Corporation

CLEVELAND, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Developers Diversified Realty Corporation (NYSE: DDR) today announced the tax allocations of 2009 dividend distributions on its common shares and three series of preferred shares.

For shareholders of Developers Diversified common and preferred shares, the Form 1099-DIV summarizes the allocation of 2009 dividends. The amounts indicated on Form 1099-DIV should be reported on shareholders' 2009 federal income tax returns. The schedule below, presented on a per share basis, is provided for informational purposes only and should only be used to clarify the Form 1099-DIV.

To the extent shareholders received shares of common stock in connection with dividends paid on April 21, 2009 and July 21, 2009, such stock dividends are taxable to the shareholder based on the amounts provided below.  

Please note that the January 6, 2010 common share distribution is taxable in 2010.

Common Shares (NYSE: DDR)

Cusip: 251591  103

Unrecaptured

Record

Payable

Ordinary

Total

Return of

Total

Sec. 1250

Period

Date

Date

Dividends

Capital Gain

Capital (1)

Dividends

Gain (2)

1Q09

3/12/2009

4/21/2009

0.200000

0.000000

0.000000

0.200000

0.000000

2Q09

6/11/2009

7/21/2009

0.200000

0.000000

0.000000

0.200000

0.000000

3Q09

9/23/2009

10/15/2009

0.020000

0.000000

0.000000

0.020000

0.000000

4Q09

12/23/2009

1/6/2010

0.000000

0.000000

0.000000

0.000000

0.000000

Total

0.420000

0.000000

0.000000

0.420000

0.000000

(1)       Represents a return of stockholders’ original investment

(2)       Represents additional characterization of amounts included in Total Capital Gain

Preferred Class G Depository Shares (NYSE: DDR_pg) (1)



Cusip: 251591  830




















Unrecaptured


Record

Payable

Ordinary

Total

Total

Sec. 1250

Period

Date

Date

Dividends

Capital Gain

Dividends

Gain (2)

12/15/08 – 03/14/09

2/27/2009

3/16/2009

0.500000

0.000000

0.500000

0.000000

03/15/09 – 06/14/09

5/29/2009

6/16/2009

0.500000

0.000000

0.500000

0.000000

06/15/09 – 09/14/09

8/28/2009

9/15/2009

0.500000

0.000000

0.500000

0.000000

09/15/09 – 12/14/09

12/1/2009

12/15/2009

0.500000

0.000000

0.500000

0.000000

Total



2.000000

0.000000

2.000000

0.000000

(1)       There is no return of capital.






(2)       Represents additional characterization of amounts included in Total Capital Gain.






Preferred Class H Depository Shares (NYSE: DDR_ph) (1)



Cusip: 251591  822




















Unrecaptured


Record

Payable

Ordinary

Total

Total

Sec. 1250

Period

Date

Date

Dividends

Capital Gain

Dividends

Gain (2)

01/15/09 – 04/14/09

4/1/2009

4/15/2009

0.460938

0.000000

0.460938

0.000000

04/15/09 – 07/14/09

7/1/2009

7/15/2009

0.460938

0.000000

0.460938

0.000000

07/15/09 – 10/14/09

10/1/2009

10/15/2009

0.460938

0.000000

0.460938

0.000000

10/15/09 – 01/14/10

12/31/2009

1/15/2010

0.460938

0.000000

0.460938

0.000000

Total



1.843752

0.000000

1.843752

0.000000

(1)       There is no return of capital.






(2)       Represents additional characterization of amounts included in Total Capital Gain.






Preferred Class I Depository Shares (NYSE: DDR_pi) (1)



Cusip: 251591  780




















Unrecaptured


Record

Payable

Ordinary

Total

Total

Sec. 1250

Period

Date

Date

Dividends

Capital Gain

Dividends

Gain (2)

01/15/09 – 04/14/09

4/1/2009

4/15/2009

0.468750

0.000000

0.468750

0.000000

04/15/09 – 07/14/09

7/1/2009

7/15/2009

0.468750

0.000000

0.468750

0.000000

07/15/09 – 10/14/09

10/1/2009

10/15/2009

0.468750

0.000000

0.468750

0.000000

10/15/09 – 01/14/10

12/31/2009

1/15/2010

0.468750

0.000000

0.468750

0.000000

Total



1.875000

0.000000

1.875000

0.000000

(1)       There is no return of capital.






(2)       Represents additional characterization of amounts included in Total Capital Gain.






Developers Diversified owns and manages approximately 665 retail operating and development properties in 44 states, Brazil, Canada and Puerto Rico. Totaling approximately 147 million square feet, the Company's shopping center portfolio features open-air, value-oriented neighborhood and community centers, mixed-use centers and lifestyle centers located in prime markets with stable populations and high-growth potential. Developers Diversified is the largest landlord in Puerto Rico and owns a premier portfolio of regional malls in and around Sao Paulo, Brazil. Developers Diversified is a self-administered and self-managed REIT operating as a fully integrated real estate company. Additional information about the Company is available on the Internet at www.ddr.com.  

Developers Diversified Realty Corporation considers portions of this information to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, both as amended, with respect to the Company's expectation for future periods. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be achieved. For this purpose, any statements contained herein that are not historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. There are a number of important factors that could cause our results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements, including, among other factors, local conditions such as oversupply of space or a reduction in demand for real estate in the area; competition from other available space; dependence on rental income from real property; the loss of, significant downsizing of or bankruptcy of a major tenant; constructing properties or expansions that produce a desired yield on investment; our ability to sell assets on commercially reasonable terms; our ability to secure equity or debt financing on commercially acceptable terms or at all; our ability to enter into definitive agreements with regard to our financing and joint venture arrangements or our failure to satisfy conditions to the completion of these arrangements; the outcome of pending or future litigation, including litigation with tenants or joint venture partners; the completion of our financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2009; and the assumptions underlying our guidance for 2010 may be incorrect or may not occur. For additional factors that could cause the results of the Company to differ materially from these indicated in the forward-looking statements, please refer to the Company's Form 10-K as of December 31, 2008. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly revise these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that arise after the date hereof.

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