DDR Corp. Announces Tax Allocations of 2012 Dividend Distributions

Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:50am EST

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BEACHWOOD, Ohio,  Jan. 16, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) today
announced the tax allocations of 2012 dividend distributions on its common
shares and three series of preferred shares.

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For shareholders of DDR Corp. common and preferred shares, the Form 1099-DIV
summarizes the allocation of 2012 dividends. The amounts indicated on Form
1099-DIV should be reported on shareholders' 2012 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.

Please note that the  January 6, 2012  common share distribution is included in
the tax allocations for 2012 and the  January 4, 2013  common share distribution
will be included in the tax allocations for 2013.

 Common Shares (NYSE:DDR)                                                                                         
                                                                                                           
                                                                                             Unrecaptured  
                    Record      Payable     Ordinary   Total         Return of    Total      Sec. 1250     
 Period  CUSIP      Date        Date        Dividends  Capital Gain  Capital (1)  Dividends  Gain          
 4Q11    23317H102  12/16/2011  01/06/2012  0.000000   0.012194      0.067806     0.080000   0.000000      
 1Q12    23317H102  03/16/2012  04/03/2012  0.000000   0.018291      0.101709     0.120000   0.000000      
 2Q12    23317H102  06/19/2012  07/06/2012  0.000000   0.018291      0.101709     0.120000   0.000000      
 3Q12    23317H102  09/14/2012  10/02/2012  0.000000   0.018291      0.101709     0.120000   0.000000      
 Total                                      0.000000   0.067067      0.372933     0.440000   0.000000      


 Preferred Class H Depositary Shares (NYSE:DDR_ph)                                                                              
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                          Unrecaptured  
                                 Record      Payable     Ordinary   Total         Return of    Total      Sec. 1250     
 Period               CUSIP      Date        Date        Dividends  Capital Gain  Capital (1)  Dividends  Gain          
 01/15/12 - 04/14/12  23317H508  03/30/2012  04/16/2012  0.000000   0.460938      0.000000     0.460938   0.000000      
 04/15/12 - 07/14/12  23317H508  06/29/2012  07/16/2012  0.000000   0.460938      0.000000     0.460938   0.000000      
 07/15/12 - 10/14/12  23317H508  10/01/2012  10/15/2012  0.000000   0.460938      0.000000     0.460938   0.000000      
 10/15/12 - 01/14/13  23317H508  12/31/2012  01/15/2013  0.000000   0.460938      0.000000     0.460938   0.000000      
 Total                                                   0.000000   1.843752      0.000000     1.843752   0.000000      


 Preferred Class I Depositary Shares (NYSE:DDR_pi)                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                    Unrecaptured  
                                     Record         Payable        Ordinary   Total         Return of    Total      Sec. 1250     
 Period               CUSIP          Date           Date           Dividends  Capital Gain  Capital (1)  Dividends  Gain          
 01/15/12 -04/14/12   23317H201      03/30/2012     04/16/2012     0.000000   0.468750      0.000000     0.468750   0.000000      
 04/15/12 - 07/14/12  23317H201      06/29/2012     07/16/2012     0.000000   0.468750      0.000000     0.468750   0.000000      
 07/15/12 - 08/20/12  23317H201      08/20/2012     08/20/2012     0.000000   0.187500      0.000000     0.187500   0.000000      
 Total                                                             0.000000   1.125000      0.000000     1.125000   0.000000      


 Preferred Class J Depositary Shares (NYSE:DDR_pj)                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                    Unrecaptured  
                                     Record         Payable        Ordinary   Total         Return of    Total      Sec. 1250     
 Period               CUSIP          Date           Date           Dividends  Capital Gain  Capital (1)  Dividends  Gain          
 08/01/12 - 10/14/12  23317H607      10/01/2012     10/15/2012     0.000000   0.334028      0.000000     0.334028   0.000000      
 10/15/12 - 01/14/13  23317H607      12/31/2012     01/15/2013     0.000000   0.406250      0.000000     0.406250   0.000000      
 Total                                                             0.000000   0.740278      0.000000     0.740278   0.000000      


(1)       Represents a return of stockholders' original investment

About DDR     

DDR is an owner and manager of 459 value-oriented shopping centers representing
116 million square feet in 39 states,  Puerto Rico  and  Brazil. The company's
assets are concentrated in high barrier-to-entry markets with stable populations
and high growth potential and its portfolio is actively managed to create
long-term shareholder value. DDR is a self-administered and self-managed REIT
operating as a fully integrated real estate company, and is publicly traded on
the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol DDR. Additional information
about the company is available at  www.ddr.com.  

SOURCE  DDR Corp.


Samir Khanal, Senior Director of Investor Relations, +1-216-755-5500

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