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Select Income REIT Announces Results of Special Meeting of Shareholders

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Shareholders Approve the Merger with Government Properties Income
Trust to Form a Combined Company Called Office Properties Income Trust

Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR) announced the results of its Special
Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today as follows.

Shareholders approved the merger of SIR with Government Properties
Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV), with 68.6% of the outstanding shares and
88.3% of the shares voted in favor of the merger.

SIR expects the merger to be effective on December 31, 2018. As part of
the merger, the combined company will change its name to Office
Properties Income Trust and will trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker
"OPI".

Select Income REIT is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which
owns properties that are primarily net leased to single tenants. SIR is
managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (NASDAQ:RMR),
an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton,
MA.

WARNING CONCERNING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS STATEMENTS THAT CONSTITUTE FORWARD LOOKING
STATEMENTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION
REFORM ACT OF 1995 AND OTHER SECURITIES LAWS. ALSO, WHENEVER SIR USES
WORDS SUCH AS "BELIEVE", "EXPECT", "ANTICIPATE", "INTEND", "PLAN",
"ESTIMATE", "WILL", "MAY" AND NEGATIVES OR DERIVATIVES OF THESE OR
SIMILAR EXPRESSIONS, SIR IS MAKING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. THESE
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE BASED UPON SIR'S PRESENT INTENT, BELIEFS
OR EXPECTATIONS, BUT FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED TO
OCCUR AND MAY NOT OCCUR. ACTUAL RESULTS MAY DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE
CONTAINED IN OR IMPLIED BY SIR'S FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AS A RESULT
OF VARIOUS FACTORS. FOR EXAMPLE:

  • THE CLOSING OF THE MERGER IS SUBJECT TO THE SATISFACTION OR WAIVER OF
    CERTAIN CONDITIONS. GOV AND SIR CANNOT BE SURE THAT ALL THE CONDITIONS
    WILL BE SATISFIED OR WAIVED. ACCORDINGLY, THE MERGER MAY NOT CLOSE
    WHEN EXPECTED OR AT ALL, OR THE TERMS OF THE MERGER AND THE OTHER
    TRANSACTIONS MAY CHANGE.

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN GOV'S AND SIR'S FILINGS WITH THE SECURITIES
AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, OR SEC, INCLUDING UNDER "RISK FACTORS" IN GOV'S
REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM S-4, OR THE FORM S-4, AND THE JOINT PROXY
STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS OF GOV AND SIR CONTAINED THEREIN, AND IN GOV'S AND
SIR'S PERIODIC REPORTS, OR INCORPORATED THEREIN, IDENTIFIES OTHER
IMPORTANT FACTORS THAT COULD CAUSE GOV'S AND SIR'S ACTUAL RESULTS TO
DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE STATED IN OR IMPLIED BY GOV'S AND SIR'S
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. GOV'S AND SIR'S FILINGS WITH THE SEC ARE
AVAILABLE ON THE SEC'S WEBSITE AT WWW.SEC.GOV.

YOU SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE RELIANCE UPON FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS.

EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY LAW, SIR DOES NOT INTEND TO UPDATE OR CHANGE ANY
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AS A RESULT OF NEW INFORMATION, FUTURE EVENTS
OR OTHERWISE.

A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of
beneficial interest listed on the Nasdaq.
No shareholder, Trustee
or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.

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