MVP REIT and MVP REIT II Engage Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. to Assist with Strategic Alternatives and Stockholder Liquidity

SAN DIEGO, June 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MVP REIT, Inc. and MVP REIT II, Inc. announced today that the companies and their affiliated entities have engaged investment banking firm Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. to act as financial advisor in connection with investment banking matters, including the exploration of various courses of action to enhance stockholder liquidity and value.

Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT:LTS), will advise the REITs on the possible listing of one or both of the company’s common stock on a national securities exchange, strategic alliances and acquisitions, potential borrowings and future capital raises. MVP REIT II also announced that it anticipates it will close its current public offering of its common stock on or about October 1, 2016.  The board of directors of MVP REIT II may extend the closing date at its sole discretion.

“The MVP REITs are unique in that they invest solely in parking structures and facilities around the country, a compelling asset class that we believe provides us and our stockholders with tremendous upside opportunities,” said Mike Shustek, chairman and chief executive officer of MVP REIT, and president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of MVP REIT II. “The engagement of Ladenburg Thalmann as our strategic advisor validates our pioneering investment strategy and may allow us to unlock additional stockholder value as we pursue further avenues to expand our portfolio and reach.”

About MVP REIT, Inc.
MVP  REIT  is  a  publicly  registered,  non-traded  hybrid  real  estate  investment  trust.  MVP  REIT,  which closed  to  new  subscriptions  on  September  15,  2015,  intends  to  use  the proceeds  from  its  offering  to invest in a diversified portfolio of income producing commercial real estate properties and loans secured by  income-producing  commercial  real  estate  as  well  as  to  pay  expenses  and  fees  associated  with  the offering.

About MVP REIT II, Inc.
MVP REIT II, Inc. intends to operate as a publicly registered, non-traded real estate investment trust. It is currently conducting a public  offering  of  up  to  20,000,000  shares  of  its  common  stock  at  $25.00  per share  and  up  to  an  additional  2,000,000  shares  of  its  common  stock  for  issuance  under  its  distribution reinvestment plan at $25.00 per share. MVP REIT II intends to invest in a portfolio of parking facilities located throughout the United States and Canada. For more information regarding MVP REIT II, please visit TheParkingREIT.com.

Forward-looking statements
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