Partners Real Estate Investment Trust Joins OTCQX



VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, NOVEMBER 27, 2012 - Partners Real Estate Investment Trust (“Partners REIT”) , is pleased to announce that its shares will commence trading today on the OTCQX Marketplace (“OTCQX”), the top tier in the U.S. OTC markets, under the symbol “PTSRF.” U.S. Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for Partners REIT at and

“The OTCQX platform supports a transparent marketplace with high quality issuers, financial information disclosure and efficient trading for U.S. investors,” said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and Chief Executive Officer of OTC Markets Group. “We are thrilled that Partners Real Estate Investment Trust is joining OTCQX.”

Brean Capital, LLC will serve as Partners REIT’s Principal American Liaison (“PAL”) on OTCQX, and will be responsible for providing guidance to Partners REIT on OTCQX requirements.

About Partners Real Estate Investment Trust

Partners Real Estate Investment Trust (OTCQX: PTSRF; TSX:PAR.UN) trades in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol “PTSRF”. Partners REIT is an open-end real estate investment trust focused on acquiring and managing a portfolio of retail and mixed-use retail community and neighbourhood centres, comprised of stable cash flow and value-add properties from both primary and secondary markets throughout Canada.

Additional information on Partners REIT is available at and on SEDAR at

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