GSW Immobilien AG

EANS-News: GSW will be part of FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Series

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Berlin (euro adhoc) - GSW will be part of FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Series

Berlin, 18 April 2011 - The index provider FTSE, the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) have decided to include GSW Immobilien AG ("GSW") in nine stock indicesof the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Series after a successful IPO using the possibility of a Fast Entry. The inclusionof GSW will take place on 18 April 2011.

The nine indices in which GSW will be included are the EPRA/NAREIT Global Index, the EPRA Europe Index, the EPRA EURO Zone Index and the EPRA/NAREIT Germany Index as well as five other indices of the series. These indices are amongst the most important indices worldwide for listed real estate companies and are an important Benchmark for international institutional investors.

Media Relations Thomas Rücker GSW Immobilien AG Charlottenstrasse 4 10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel:    +49-30-25 34 13 32
Fax:    +49-30-25 34 19 34
E-mail: thomas.ruecker@gsw.de 

Investor Relations Sebastian Jacob GSW Immobilien AG Charlottenstrasse 4 10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel:    +49-30-25 34 18 82
Fax:    +49-30-25 34 19 09
E-Mail: sebastian.jacob@gsw.de 

About GSW GSW Immobilien AG was founded in 1924 and is a leading privately-owned residential real estate company operating in Berlin, with an owned portfolio of approximately 48,800 apartments and 3.0 million square meters of residential floor space. In addition, a subsidiary of GSW manages approximately 15,800 residential units for third parties. GSW's strategy focuses on the long-term rental management of residential property via a systematic approach, which aims to increase customer satisfaction and operational efficiency. GSW employed approximately 597 employees on average in 2010. As of December 31, 2010, the Company's property portfolio was valued at approximately EUR 2.6 billion.

Disclaimer This press release does not contain or constitute an offer of, or the solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe for, securities.

This press release does not contain or constitute an offer of, or the solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe for, securities in the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Japan or in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful. The securities referred to herein may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") or another exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. Subject to certain exceptions, the securities referred to herein may not be offered or sold in Australia, Canada or Japan or to, or for the account or benefit of, any national, resident or citizen of Australia, Canada or Japan. The offer and sale of the securities referred to herein has not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act or under the applicable securities laws of Australia, Canada or Japan. There will be no public offer of the securities in the United States.

This press release is directed at and/or for distribution in the United Kingdom only to (i) persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order") or (ii) high net worth entities falling within article 49(2) (a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons are referred to herein as "relevant persons"). This press release is directed only at relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this press release or any of its contents. Any investment or investment activity to which this press release relates is available only for relevant persons and will be engaged in only with relevant persons.

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Contact:

Sebastian Jacob
Tel.: +49 30 25 34- 18 82
E-Mail: sebastian.jacob@gsw.de

Branche: Real Estate
ISIN: DE000GSW1111
WKN: GSW111
Börsen: Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
Berlin / regulated dealing



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