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EX-99.1 - BROOKES CLOSING PRESS RELEASE - HGR Liquidating Trustbrookespressrelease.htm

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):
July 13, 2012
Hines Global REIT, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)
2800 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 5000, Houston, Texas
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(888) 220-6121
Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On July 16, 2012, Hines Interests Limited Partnership (“Hines”), the sponsor of Hines Global REIT, Inc. (“Hines Global”) issued a press release relating to Hines Global’s acquisition of 100 Brookes Street on July 13, 2012. A copy of such press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. Pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, such exhibit and the information set forth therein are deemed to have been furnished and shall not be deemed to be "filed" under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On July 13, 2012, a subsidiary of Hines Global acquired 100 Brookes Street, an office property located in Brisbane, Australia. The seller, Anthony John Group, is not affiliated with Hines Global or its affiliates. 100 Brookes Street consists of 105,637 square feet of net rentable area that is 100% leased through January 2018 to Bechtel, an engineering, construction and project management firm. The net purchase price for 100 Brookes Street was approximately 66.5 million Australian dollars ("AUD") ($67.6 million assuming a rate of $1.0165 per AUD based on the transaction date), exclusive of transaction costs, financing fees and working capital reserves. Hines Global funded the acquisition using proceeds from its current public offering and a 43.2 million AUD ($43.9 million assuming a rate of $1.0165 per AUD based on the transaction date) mortgage loan with the Bank of Western Australia Ltd.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits-
99.1 Press Release of Hines, dated July 16, 2012
Statements in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including intentions, beliefs, expectations or projections relating to the acquisition described herein, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements are based on current expectations and assumptions with respect to, among other things, tenant performance, future economic, competitive and market conditions and future business decisions that may prove incorrect or inaccurate. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward looking statements include the risks associated with Hines Global's ability to consummate the acquisition and other risks described in the “Risk Factors” section of Hines Global’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Hines Global REIT, Inc.
July 16, 2012
/s/ J. Shea Morgenroth
Name: J. Shea Morgenroth
Title: Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer

Exhibit Index
Exhibit No.
Press Release of Hines, dated July 16, 2012