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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Slate Office REIT Announces Voting Results from 2018 Meeting of Unitholders

TORONTO, ON – Slate Office REIT (TSX: SOT.UN) (the "REIT") announced today that each of the trustee nominees listed in the management information circular of the REIT dated March 28, 2018 were elected as trustees of the REIT at the annual and special meeting of unitholders held on May 8, 2018 (the “AGM”).  Voting results for the individual trustees of the REIT are as follows:

Name of Nominee

Voted For

%

Voted Withheld

   %

John O’Bryan

11,506,657

88.35

1,517,774

11.65

Monty Baker

11,416,528

87.65

1,607,903

12.35

Nora Duke

11,067,584

84.98

1,956,847

15.02

Thomas Farley

11,416,087

87.65

1,608,344

12.35

Pam Spackman

11,133,187

85.48

1,891,244

14.52

Blair Welch

11,291,346

86.69

1,733,085

13.31

Brady Welch

11,284,862

86.64

1,739,569

13.36

 

The resolution to re-appoint KPMG LLP as the auditors of the REIT for the ensuing year and authorizing the trustees to fix the remuneration to be paid to the auditors was approved by 88.85% of the votes, and the resolution to approve the second amended and restated deferred unit plan, pursuant to which trustees of the REIT have the opportunity to acquire deferred units, was approved by 81.73% of the votes. 

About Slate Office REIT (TSX: SOT.UN)
Slate Office REIT is an open-ended real estate investment trust. The REIT's portfolio currently comprises 45 strategic and well-located real estate assets located primarily across Canada's major population centres including one downtown asset in Chicago, Illinois. The REIT is focused on maximizing value through internal organic rental and occupancy growth and strategic acquisitions. Visit slateofficereit.com to learn more. Final results on all matters voted upon at the AGM will be filed with the Canada securities regulatory authorities and will be available on the REIT's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com

About Slate Asset Management L.P.
Slate Asset Management L.P. (“Slate”) is a leading real estate investment platform with over $5.5 billion in assets under management. Slate is a value-oriented manager and a significant sponsor of all of its private and publicly-traded investment vehicles, which are tailored to the unique goals and objectives of its investors. The firm's careful and selective investment approach creates long-term value with an emphasis on capital preservation and outsized returns. Slate is supported by exceptional people, flexible capital and a proven ability to originate and execute on a wide range of compelling investment opportunities. Visit slateam.com to learn more.

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