Press Release Details

Jun 25, 2010

Realty Income Closes Previously Announced Sale-Leaseback Transaction With Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines

ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA, June 25, 2010. Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income), the Monthly Dividend Company®, (NYSE: O), announced today that it has closed $258 million of the approximately $269 million previously announced acquisition of Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines properties. The remaining property, for approximately $11.1 million, is expected to close within the next 30 days. The leases are guaranteed by Diageo Plc (NYSE: ADR: DEO), the world’s leading premium drinks company. The company produces and distributes more than 65 consumer brands in 180 markets worldwide and carries investment grade corporate debt ratings from Fitch Ratings (A-), Moody’s Investors Service (A3) and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Group (A-). Diageo’s shares are listed on the London and New York Stock Exchanges.

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